Science & Math

Watermelon Volcano


  • Small Melon
  • Baking Soda
  • Vinegar
  • Dish Soap
  • Food Coloring (optional)
  • Tray
  • Knife
  • Spoon


  1. Start by cutting a small hole at the top of watermelon ( similar to pumpkin carving) big enough to use a spoon to scoop the fruit/seeds out.
  2. Scoop out all seeds.
  3. Place a half a cup of baking soda in the hole.
  4. Add a couple squirts of dish soap and food coloring.
  5. Pour vinegar straight into the watermelon.
  6. Get ready to watch your watermelon erupt!

**Adult supervision required at all times**