Bouncing Moth Balls???

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by jer, Dec 10, 2003.

  1. jer

    jer Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have the recipe/directions to make the bouncing/floating mothballs. I believe there is vinegar - soda - food coloring???? My parents used to make them for us kids to watch every Christmas.
     
  2. stumpyacres

    stumpyacres Well-Known Member

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    a glass
    mothballs
    baking soda
    vinegar
    teaspoon
    water
    fill glass to almost the top
    add 4 teaspooons of baking soda - stir till dissolved
    add 4 teaspoons pf vinegar and stir well
    put in 4 mothballs and mix
     

  3. jer

    jer Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, jer :)
     
  4. Peace n Quiet

    Peace n Quiet Well-Known Member Supporter

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    what are bouncing mothballs? sounds like a fun experiment.