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Make an Exploding Pumpkin
Learn all about cause and effect as your child experiments with an exploding pumpkin in this engaging fall activity! Get the whole family involved with this simple science experiment that is a fun and exciting way to combine Halloween and science. In this activity, kids will take pumpkin carving one step further by adding a couple household products to make an exploding pumpkin. Though designed with kindergarteners through third graders in mind, children of all ages—and even adults!—will have fun carving their own pumpkin designs and then experimenting with adding different colors, glitter, or amounts of baking soda and vinegar and watching the results.