Inspire little scientists with just a few household ingredients and make your own awesome lava lamp! These lamps were of the easiest and most impressive project I've. Seltzer tablet reacts with the water to make tiny bubbles of gas which is known as carbon dioxide. Using stuff you probably have lying around the kitchen, you and your family can make your very own lava lamp and learn a bit of science while doing it! Last week, I made bead bowls and this week I decided to make lava lamps. These bubbles. Make your own Lava Lamp at home or school using materials you probably.