5. Pour baking soda into rectangular baking pan.
6. Realize you do not have enough baking soda to fill the pan. Those boxes are small!
7. Add flour and mix it all up, hoping there is enough baking soda in the mixture.
8. Dig through your “Kiddie medicine” tupperware container under the bathroom sink until you find a spare Tylenol dropper
9. Try to rinse off old white-grape-flavoured Tylenol stuck to sides and interior of dropper
10. Figure there is not enough there to harm the toddler, and continue
11. Excitedly place everything in front of your toddler, and watch the project kind of go to hell.
12. Laugh at their hilarious expressions when they dump the entire bowl of vinegar into the pan and see the fizzing mess they’ve created.
13. Take lots of photos. Marvel at their adorableness.
14. When the fun is over, drag a kitchen chair over to the sink and allow your toddler to “help” by washing the pan, bowls, and stirring spoon.
15. Put a dishtowel on the chair, because it’s so wet they are slipping everywhere.
16. Clean up mass amounts of water on the floor.
17. Drag a kicking and screaming toddler away from the sink.
18. Put them in clean, dry clothes.
19. Sponge baking soda/vinegar streaks from the patio doors.
20. Look at the photos, and realize it WAS a damn cute activity to do together. And do your best to ignore the gunky residue you can’t scrape off the door frame.