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#Working [Mom/Dad] Moment- Smiley Shark!

More science fun today…

Materials: YouTube, water, vinegar, baking soda, oil, food colouring, and a jar, small pop bottle or clear container.

Main Learning Outcomes: Developing fine motor skills, science concepts and early literacy skills.


(1) First, gather together with your child to read the story, “Smiley Shark” by Ruth Galloway. If you don’t have the book at home, you can listen to it by following this link:

(2) We are going to make a lava lamp using a cool science experiment. You can find step by step instructions to make it by going to this link:

Tips: Children of all ages can help pour the ingredients and watch the magic! What would happen if you tried 2 different capfuls of vinegar with 2 different colours?

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