My kids love blowing bubbles and, to be honest, I love it to. There's nothing more fun that watching them entertain themselves with a friendly competition to see who can blow the biggest bubble. But no matter how hard I try to keep the bubbles stocked, I just can't seem to buy enough to keep them happy. If you're tired of spending all of your spare change on you should know how to make giant bubbles with your kids.
Making your own bubbles at home with your kids is a great way to have fun while sneaking a little science into their summer vacation. Not to mention it's easy and affordable. Most DIY bubble recipes utilize things you have in your home — like dish soap, shampoo, corn starch, and even honey — saving you a lot of money and plenty of trips to the store to replenish your kid's supply of bubble solution.
Now that the school year has come to a close, you're going to need to fill your arsenal with plenty of things to keep your little ones entertained. Give one (or all) of these bubble recipes a try and you might end up having a little fun of your own.
1. Really Big Bubbles
The DIY big bubble recipe from Antonio's Game World is so simple that you may never buy bubbles again. By combining water, dishwashing liquid, corn starch, and baking powder in a giant container, your kids will have tons of fun making bubbles in your backyard. After you've made your bubbles, take giant sticks, string, and a washer to make your own super sized bubble wand.
2. Big Bubbles At Home
You might think that when you mix shampoo and sugar you end up with some kind of new hair treatment. But when you try the big bubble solution recipe from ecworks and blow though a plastic tube, you'll be amazed by the results.
3. A Taste Of Honey
This DIY giant bubble recipe from South Beach Bubbles is unique in that it includes honey along with water, dish soap, and corn syrup. Just be sure to mix your solution ahead of time. The best bubbles are blown when the solution sits over night.