How To Make A Volcano Erupt With Smoke?

How do you make a volcano erupt high?

Pour 1 tablespoon of dish soap, 1 tablespoon of baking soda, food coloring to make the liquid look like lava (red and yellow) and a few tablespoons of water into the spout of the soda bottle.

Prepare the volcano and spectators for the eruption.

How can a volcano erupt smoke without dry ice?

Baking Soda and Vinegar

Insert a disposable cup into the hole carved into the top of the volcano cake. Add 1 tbsp. baking soda and 3 drops red food coloring to the disposable cup. Mix the baking soda and food color with 2 tbsp.

How do you make a volcano for a school project?

You will need an empty plastic bottle (this is 1 litre bottle), newspaper torn up in strips, PVA craft glue, masking tape and a container for the water and glue mixture. To make the lava to mimic that of a real volcano you will need bicarbonate soda, red and yellow food colouring (or orange) and white vinegar.

How do you make a homemade volcano erupt?


  • Plastic cup (We tried a water bottle, but the plastic cup worked much better)
  • Water.
  • 3-4 Tbs of baking soda at least (we usually do 4-6 which makes it extra foamy and will do 2-3 eruptions)
  • 1 tsp of dish soap.
  • 1/2 oz to 2 oz of Washable Paint , depending on the intensity of the color desired.