Mini sparklingeruptions for science sensory play with our easy to make sparkle dough. Tactile sensory play is so helpful for young kids. Not only do they enjoy sensory play, they learn so much from these engaging activities. Our sparkle dough sensory play also adds in a fun and classic science experiment!

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Quick Sparkle Dough for Science Sensory Play 

New! Sparkle dough eruptions for baking soda science and sensory play! This year we are participating in the 12 Months of Sensory Doughs hosted by Lemon Lime Adventures. March is all about sparkle dough and we put a science twist on it because we love all things science especially eruptions! We have a whole year of fizzy eruptions to check out!

Supplies Needed for Sparkle Dough:

  • Water
  • Baking Soda
  • Glitter
  • Spoon and bowl
  • Small tall vase or test tube {our favorite science tools kit}
  • Vinegar
  • Eye Dropper

To Make Sparkle Dough:

To mix up this quick an easy sparkle dough, start with a couple cups of baking soda in a bowl. Slowly add water until you get a crumbly but somewhat moldable dough. It should not be runny or soupy. If it is, add more baking soda. For the best sparkle dough, add lots of glitter. You can never have too much!

Make sure to check out our 12 Favorite Sensory Play Recipes for more great ideas! Sparkle Dough Sensory Science Play Set Up Baking Soda Glitter

Sparkle Dough Science Sensory Play

Sparkle dough is great fun for the senses. It makes simple science experiment with a fun element of play!

Sparkle Dough Eruptions Baking Soda Vinegar Volcano

Glitter eruptions are pretty cool. We love baking soda science experiments all year round! Easy science!

Sparkle Dough Science Glitter Sensory Play


When kids get to touch and feel and use their senses to explore and learn, they remember so much more. Get your kids excited about science through simple activities that use items from your own kitchen!Sparkle Dough Eruptions Glitter Baking Soda Science Vinegar Volcanos

Learning through play is awesome for early childhood activities. Sensory play is extremely helpful in early childhood development! Combine sensory play and science in one fun and simple activity.

Enjoy kitchen science and sensory play with the easy dough!


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