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Blow bubbles at home. Blow bubbles in the yard. Blow bubbles at the park. Blow bubbles EVERYWHERE!
Easy to make with a few simple ingredients. Here are a couple recipes and ideas for making and blowing bubbles.
Water + Dishsoap (try various ratios of water to soap)
Easy to make but the bubbles may pop early.
Longer lasting bubbles:
2 cups warm water
1/3 cup dish soap
1/4 cup corn syrup
Long lasting bubbles – Glycerin is the key:
Dish Soap – 1 Cup
Water – 6 cups. (Distilled if you can get it)
Glycerin – 1 Tablespoon
Longest lasting super bubbles:
2 cups hot water
1/4 cup dish soap
1 (.25 oz) packet gelatin
2 tablespoons glycerin
Things to use to blow the bubbles
Grocery twist ties
Sticks with a loop of string
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Dish Soap usually used for cleaning dishes but can be creatively used for crafts and activities like blowing bubbles.
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Glycerin makes the bubbles last longer
Adding sugar will make the bubbles last longer, try corn syrup or glycerin if you have it.
Things to do before you get started.
Make sure you have all of the ingredients.Add/Edit Before
Things to do after your activity.
Might need to do a little clean up. Bubbles can get messy!Add/Edit Before