Kids in the Kitchen: D.I.Y. Lava Lamps


  • Water
  • Food Coloring
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Effervescent Antacid Tablets


  1. Fill cups with water about 1/2 of the way.
  2. Add food coloring to water (can make several different colors with water or chose only a few.)
  3. Fill same cup the rest of the way with canola oil.
  4. Drop effervescent antacid tablets in and watch the lava lamp come to life!