Bubble fun for little ones

Double bubble, no trouble with our handy bubble mix recipe!

Bubble fun for little ones
by Natalie Keeler

Who likes bubbles? We all like bubbles! They’re quiet, mess-free and calming. So, why not have even more fun using our idea below? Scroll down to learn how to make bubble mix – suitable for kids of all ages, and bursting with fun!

Rather watch than read? Hit play on the video below to learn how to make your own bubble mix.

You will need:

  • 240ml warm water
  • 115g sugar
  • 120ml washing-up liquid

How to make bubble mix

Step 1

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Pour the sugar into the warm water. Stir until it dissolves.

Step 2

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Add the washing-up liquid and stir to foam up the bubbles.

Step 3

Wait an hour or so for it to settle, then it’s ready to use.

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Learning guide

Creating a mixture is science – and even little kids can learn something by watching different materials blend together to become something new. Plus, bubble blowing appeals to all of the senses, which is calming and just makes you smile! Why not focus on the bubbles themselves? What can your child think of that is heavier or lighter than a bubble? See if they can stay still enough for a bubble to land on them. What colours can they see in the bubble?