Everything Kids,  Life,  Recipe

Huge Bubble Fun – Pure Summer Happiness

Huge Bubble Fun

 

Bubbles, Bubbles and more Bubbles 

 

It was raining all morning and no one really wanted to do anything.  By the time the rain stopped – it was wet outside and the kids were all resorting to videos and Youtube…  What to do…

IMG_5036

 

You’d never know it is summer because everyone is wearing pants today – and most days so far this summer at the campground.

I have wanted to make this recipe for some time and it works great – though I did have to tweak it a tiny bit because some of the larger bubbles immediately popped.

 

IMG_5040

 

The recipe is quite easy – the hardest part is finding glycerin.  I could have gotten it at the pharmacy and it is a really large bottle for around $30.  That would supply a lifetime of bubbles – totally not necessary though.  You only need a tablespoon for each batch and I found a small bottle at Michaels craft store near the cake decorating items.

 

IMG_5041

 

Not only are these bubbles huge but you can see they are kind of opalescent – they shimmer in all the colors of the rainbow.

 

IMG_5044

 

The recipe once you have the glycerin is easy:

 

6 Cups Water
1/2 Cup Dawn Blue Dish Soap
1/2 Cup Plus 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch
1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
1 Tablespoon 100% Glycerin

 

We made our bubbles in one of those large gallon size dispensing containers – like you would put iced tea or lemonade in.  Then we just poured some as we needed it into a round cover.

 

From there we just dipped our wands in and had fun.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *