Fireworks in a Jar for Kids

Fireworks in gold, red, and blue against a black skyIf you’ve got kids who want to shoot off fireworks, but they’re not quite old enough for that yet, check out this cool experiment called “Fireworks in a Jar.” With items you’ve probably got in your kitchen, you can make a mini fireworks display without the “fire” portion of that spectacle.

For slightly more explosive fun, check out this list of 15 science experiments that pop, fizz, and crackle! (Goggles might be advisable for a few of these experiments. Clothes that you can get messy doubly so!)

Finally, if you’ve got kids asking how fireworks work, point them to this article, which explains the science behind aerial fireworks.

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