Bubble Solution-DIY

Materials

  • 6 cups water (distilled is best but tap water is fine)
  • 1/2 cup blue Dawn dish detergent
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp Glycerine (or personal lubricant)

For  bubble wand:

  • 2 drinking straws
  • yarn

Preparation

Blowing bubbles outside is a right of passage for kids in the summertime. Here's a quick how-to on creating your very own bubble solution at home!

Steps:

1) Dissolve cornstarch in the water, stirring really well.

2) Stir in the rest off the ingredients, being very careful not to create a lot of froth.

3) Allow your bubble mixture to sit for at least an hour before using, stirring occasionally when you see the cornstarch settling to the bottom.                                                

To make the bubble wand use two drinking straws, and a length of yarn that was 6 to 8 times longer than the length of one straw. Thread the yarn through the straws, tie a knot, and you’re good to go!

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