Popped Bubble Art

I've done this activity with my kids a few times now and it never fails to fascinate them - and me! Simply color bubble mix with food coloring and blow bubbles onto paper - as the bubbles land and pop, they create beautiful works of art. It goes without saying that this project is best done outdoors. A great one for those lazy summer afternoons.

Popped Bubble Art Popped Bubble Art

Project Info

Difficulty Easy
Duration Under 15 minutes
Age 3+
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Materials

  • Bubble Mix
  • Bubble Wands
  • Food Coloring
  • Paper

Instructions

  • Step 3

  1. Pour 1 tablespoon of bubble mix into a small, shallow bowl.
  2. Add a few drops of food coloring to the bubble mix and stir well
  3. Place your bubble wand in the colored bubble mix, remove and blow bubbles towards your paper.
  4. As the bubbles hit the paper and pop, they will leave interesting patterns. Repeat with other colors.

Tips

  1. Caution: Food coloring will stain surfaces and clothing. Be sure to protect both!
  2. This activity can be frustrating on a windy day - as the wind makes it hard to get the bubbles to hit the target paper!

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✶✶✶✶✶ Bubble mix By jobiehowell - April 6

Could you share the bubble mix recipe used?

Useful supplies

- our picks from Amazon for this project:
Strathmore (27-209 100 Series Youth Paint Pad, 9 by 12", 20 Sheets
Strathmore
JOYIN 2 Dinosaur Bubble Guns with 2 Bottles Bubble Refill Solution for Toddlers, Summer Toy, Outdoors and Indoors Activity, Birthday Gift, Party Favors
JOYIN 2 Dinosaur Bubble Guns with 2 Bottles Bubble Refill Solution for Toddlers
Creativity Street Color-Coordinated Painting Set Craft Kit, 7.25" Brushes, 3" Dia. Cups, Assorted, 20 per
Creativity Street Color-Coordinated Painting Set Craft Kit
McCormick Assorted Food Color & Egg Dye, 1 fl oz
McCormick Assorted Food Color & Egg Dye
BuBubblePlay Bubble Bottle 6 Pack - 4oz Bubbles for Kids, 5 Hole Bubble Wand Blower, Bubble Solution with Wands - Outdoor Summer Toy, Birthday Fun Party Favors
BuBubblePlay Bubble Bottle 6 Pack

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- our picks from Amazon for this project:
Bubble Trouble (A Rookie Reader)
Bubble Trouble
Pop! A Book About Bubbles (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 1)
Pop! A Book About Bubbles
Benny's Big Bubble (All Aboard Picture Reader)
Benny's Big Bubble
All Around Town (Becka and the Big Bubble)
All Around Town
Curly's Fun With Bubbles
Curly's Fun With Bubbles

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