Give the creature a hand!

Victor Frankenstein used electricity to animate his creature, which worked pretty well, but his utility bills were crazy.

Here’s another way to put some motion in your monster that uses the volatile, but quite safe chemical reaction between household chemicals, an acid and a base.

You can download and print these instructions.


Collect these materials:

  1. vinegar (simple distilled white vinegar is perfect)
  2. baking soda
  3. drinking glass or glass jar with a wide mouth
  4. a stretchy rubber, latex, or vinyl glove


Show us what you made!

Did you make a creature hand? Then share it with us! We love seeing what people make.


...and then claim your exclusive Frankenstein200 Award Certificate!