How to Make an Earth Fizzy Painting for Kids

Earth Day is almost here! Celebrate with your kids by making this cool Earth fizzy painting. It’s a great way to combine science and art. I will be honest; this activity can get pretty messy, but your kids will have a great time. This is a great activity for toddlers, preschoolers and older kids. Scroll down to get started!

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Supplies for Earth Fizzy Painting

  • Baking Soda
  • Tray (optional)
  • White distilled vinegar
  • Scissors
  • White cardstock
  • Jumbo eyedroppers
  • Food gel coloring
  • Plastic mini cups
  • Paintbrushes
  • Cricut (optional)
  • Round object


  1. First, you need to download, print and cut out the Earth template on white cardstock. Place it on a tray, plastic tablecloth or old newspaper.
  2. Next, create a baking soda paint by mixing 2 tbsp of baking soda with 5 drops of food coloring. Mix to form a wet paste. You can add a few drops of water to get the right consistency.
  3. Let the messy fun begin! Paint your Earth using the paste.
  4. Finally, add vinegar to the jumbo dropper then squirt the Earth to create a cool chemical reaction. Set aside to dry.

Watch the video below to see how I made this Earth fizzy painting to celebrate Earth Day with your family. Make sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel for more fun content!

You can find these adorable books about Earth Day on Amazon (As an Amazon Associate, I’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you. This only applies if you click through and make a purchase. Thank you for your support!), your local library or visit a local book shop.

  • The Seeking Tree by Jodi Dee
  • Save the Scraps by Bethany Stahl
  • The EARTH Book by Todd Parr
  • I Love Earth by Little Hippo Book
  • The Earth Gives More by Sue Fliess
  • We Are All Connected by Gabi Garcia
  • Thank You, Earth by April Pulley Sayre
  • My Friend Earth by Patricia MacLachlan
  • Our Planet! There’s No Place Like Earth by Stacy McAnulty
  • What a Waste: Trash, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet by Jess French

Looking for easy and engaging Earth Day activities for home or school? Check out these digital products from my ETSY shop.

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