DIY Lava Lamp: Step-by-Step Guide
Have you ever wanted a cool lava lamp but didn’t want to spend a lot of money on one? You can make your own DIY lava lamp at home with just a few simple materials. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to create your very own lava lamp.
To make a lava lamp you will need the following materials:
- A clear glass bottle
- A smaller bottle that fits inside the bigger one
- Vegetable oil
- Food coloring
- Alka-Seltzer tablets
1. Fill the bigger bottle three-quarters full with vegetable oil.
2. Add water to the smaller bottle until it’s about half full.
3. Add a few drops of food coloring to the water in the smaller bottle.
4. Drop one or two Alka-Seltzer tablets into the water watch the reaction.
5. Once the fizzing has stopped carefully pour the water Alka-Seltzer mixture into the bigger bottle with the vegetable oil.
6. Watch as the Alka-Seltzer mixture rises to the top back down again just like a lava lamp.
Making a DIY lava lamp is a fun easy project that anyone can do. With just a few simple materials you can create a cool mesmerizing lava lamp at home. Try different colors of food coloring experiment with the amount of Alka-Seltzer tablets used to create different effects. Have fun!