Have you ever made an erupting volcano cake in science class? Here are directions if you would like to try.
This cake has become very popular with young students. Don’t be surprised if they ask to do this activity again and again!
This pdf file includes 2 sets of directions for making a volcano cake.
• The 1st set of directions includes using dry ice.
• The 2nd set of directions is for making a volcano cake without the dry ice.
Also included is a movement activity where children will pretend that they are a volcano and a coloring page.
The volcano cake starts out as a plain Bundt cake (either homemade or purchased at a store). With the addition of special ingredients it becomes an edible erupting volcano cake to be shared with your students.
This can be used at the end of a science unit as a culminating activity or as a special occasion cake for special days, etc.