Homemade Bubble Recipes

How to Make Homemade Bubbles

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When the weather is warm, these homemade bubbles are great for outdoor fun. But don't let the weather stop you -- these bubbles can be used indoors as well.

Just keep in mind that bubbles can make hard surfaces slippery very quickly and using food coloring in bubbles might stain some household surfaces.

In addition, while babies love bubble play, be careful around your baby's eyes. You can try substituting the soap in these recipes with a baby shampoo or baby wash for tear-free bubbles.

Best Homemade Bubble Solution

1 cup water
2 tablespoons light karo syrup or 2 tablespoons glycerin
4 tablespoons dishwashing liquid

Mix together and have fun!

Homemade Colored Bubbles

1 cup granulated soap or soap powder
1 quart warm water
Liquid food coloring
Plastic straws
Small juice cans

Dissolve soap in warm water. Stir in food coloring until desired color is attained. Give each child a can about 1/3 full of mix and a plastic straw to blow the bubbles.

Fancy Homemade Bubbles

1 cup water
2 tablespoons liquid detergent
1 tablespoon glycerin
1 teaspoon sugar

Mix all ingredients together until sugar dissolves. Enjoy!

Once you've gotten your bubble solution mixed up, have fun making some of these homemade bubble wands.

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