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How To Make A Bottle Rocket

Bottle rockets make great crafts that you can make or allow your kids to create. You can create bottle rockets for anyone, as they’re simple to build. The ingredients are accessible and make them perfect for days away from school or having enjoyment during the summertime. Understanding how to build it could be a challenge to come up with, as it is difficult to decide which direction to take. In this article, we will show you two ways of making an atom rocket in a proven successful bottle.

  • Supplies
  • Baking Soda
  • Coloured pencils
  • Vinegar
  • Plastic bottle
  • Wine cork
  • Tape

Make a Rocket using a plastic Bottle

Apply pencils and tape them onto the plastic bottle so that the sharp end is in contact with the floor while the bottle is upside-down.
Put the vinegar in the bottle.
Sprinkle the baking soda on top and then quickly insert the cork. It is all you need is a tiny teaspoon of baking soda.
Then flip your DIY bottle rocket upside-down and stand back until it starts shooting away!
Create a parachutist that soars!
If you want to have fun while flying, consider creating this diy parachute for tiny toys! Children can play with objects’ weight, aim, and distance as they watch their toys take off towards the ground.


Safety glasses
Two-litre empty soda bottle
3 tablespoons ARM and HAMMER(tm) Baking soda
2-3 cups vinegar
Cups for measuring and measuring spoons
Duct tape
Three pencils
Construction paper to decorate the rocket
A cork (make sure it is sized to fit into the mouth of the soda bottle)
Paper towels


Make your rocket and decorate it with pencils, making them into feet. Attach them to the bottle with the duct tape.
Fill the bottle to the halfway mark with vinegar.
Pour three ARM &HAMMER Baking Soda tablespoons onto a small piece of tissue paper.
The towel is rolled in a tight way to fit into the bottle. This will ensure the baking soda isn’t spilt out.
Use a towel to place baking soda into the bottle and close the lid using a cork. (Do not screw too tight, and don’t let the liquid leak out.)
The bottle should be taken outside. The bottle should be turned upside down, put on its feet, and STAND BACK!
Be on the lookout for the rocket as it soars in the sky.

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