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Magic Potions -  science experiment


Today in maths, you made potions to stop the Wizard.  Now we are going to make our own magic potion using science!

You will need:

Baking power/bicarbonate of soda


Washing up liquid

Food colouring

A Magic spoon or wand

A pot to mix your potion in

A tray to catch any over flow!!!

Optional – glitter/sprinkles


  1. Fill half the jar with vinegar
  2. Stir in some food colouring
  3. Add a big squeeze of washing up liquid and some glitter/sprinkles if you have them
  4. Now add a spoonful of bicarbonate of soda and stir with your magic wand
  5. Say the magic words (can you think of any?)

Watch what happens!