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FREE Download: Hope Overflows Science Experiment

 Use this Hope Overflow Experiment activity with kids to spark discussion about overflowing joy. Watch a video to see how it works here.

Download Printable Instructions for Hope Overflows Activity

You’ll need:

  • Empty plastic bottle
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • Warm water
  • Food coloring (optional)
  • Liquid dish soap
  • 3% hydrogen peroxide
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Safety glasses
  • Large tub or tray to catch overflowing foam
  • Activity area suitable for spills (outdoors is perfect)

What to do:

  1. Set the plastic bottle in the tub or tray.
  2. Pour ½ cup hydrogen peroxide into the plastic bottle.
  3. Add 4-5 drops food coloring to hydrogen peroxide. (optional)
  4. Add 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap to the hydrogen peroxide.
  5. Swirl the bottle to mix ingredients.
  6. Add 1 package yeast to ¼ cup warm water and mix. Give the yeast about 5 minutes to activate.
  7. Pour the yeast mixture into the bottle and watch it overflow!

(Watch a how-to video here.)

Afterward, discuss the following questions.

  • What makes you overflow with joy?
  • What are you looking forward to?
  • In what ways does God help you be joyful?

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