Inflate-a-Balloon Soda

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How to inflate a balloon with baking soda.

Vinegar mixed with ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda creates bubbles – a lot of bubbles. Grab a balloon and watch the magic happen!


  • ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • White distilled vinegar
  • Balloon (12” or larger)
  • 2-liter plastic bottle, empty
  • Funnel


  1. Pour ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda into your balloon, filling the balloon halfway.
  2. Use the funnel to pour vinegar into the water bottle, filling about ⅓ of the bottle.
  3. Cover the top of the bottle with the bottom of the balloon.
  4. When ready, lift the balloon and let the ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda fall into the vinegar.
  5. Watch as the mixture fizzes, bubbles, and inflates your balloon!


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