Armpit Fudge Activity – (FREE PRINTABLE ACTIVITY)

Armpit Fudge Activity – (FREE PRINTABLE ACTIVITY)

Introduce your kids to a classic science experiment with this fun and easy armpit fudge activity. This creative project teaches the basics of chemistry by combining a few household ingredients to create a delicious treat. Plus, the kids get to enjoy the fruits of their labor after all the hard work is done!

What You’ll Need:

  • 6 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/3 cup of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


  1. Combine the cocoa powder, cornstarch, sugar, and salt in a bowl and whisk together until it’s completely blended.
  2. Slowly pour the milk into the bowl while whisking until everything is evenly mixed.
  3. Melt the butter in a small saucepan, then add it to the mixture while stirring.
  4. Continue stirring until the mixture begins to bubble and thicken. It should take roughly 5 minutes.
  5. Add the vanilla extract and stir until everything is blended.
  6. Remove the mixture from the heat and transfer it to a bowl. Let it cool.
  7. Once it’s cooled, you can roll it into small balls or flatten it out and cut it into cubes.
  8. Enjoy!

This armpit fudge activity is a great way to teach kids the basics of chemistry in a fun and tasty way. Plus, it’s easy to make and requires minimal ingredients. We have a FREE printable activity you can use to help guide the kids through each step.

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