Bubbles, bubbles

Bubbles are the quintessential children’s toy!  They are inexpensive, easy to find, and can provide hours of entertainment.  Bubbles are a wonderful multi-sensory activity.  Today I’m sharing 10 ways to explore bubbles in your home or classroom…

Bubbles bubbles by Teach Preschool

Let’s begin with the bubble blowing basics.  You will need some sort of bubble solution.  You can buy your own bubbles by the gallon or you can make your own bubbles.  You will see a few recipes in the links that I am sharing today.  You can decide which recipe works best for your bubble blowing activities.  Come Together Kids shares 2 bubbles recipes and this great idea for a bubble refill station

Bubbles bubbles by Teach Preschool

Happy Hooligans shares yet another recipe for creating these homemade giant bubbles!  I can’t wait to give them a try one day…

Bubbles bubbles by Teach Preschool

Next you will need wands or some other tool for blowing bubbles.  I love these homemade bubble wands by Happy Whimsical Hearts!  I think our children would love making them too…

Bubbles bubbles by Teach Preschool

Or how about scavenging around the house for other unique bubble blowing tools?  I Can Teach My Child tried out an assortment of kitchen tools to use as bubble wands.  I wonder what other tools you could find to use…

Bubbles bubbles by Teach Preschool

Housing a Forest has another unique bubble blowing tool.  Create an awesome bubble snake out of a recycled water bottle

Bubbles bubbles by Teach Preschool

Another great way to explore bubbles is through science!  Get a close up view of bubbles and explore their colors with this fun bubble in a bowl activity

Bubbles in a bowl science by Teach Preschool

Bubbles don’t always come from soap!  You can create a bubbly reaction with this mystery color activity

The mystery color experiment by Teach Preschool

Art is another excellent way to explore bubbles!  Bubble prints are fun for both toddlers and preschool aged children…

Bubbles bubbles by Teach Preschool

Bubble painting at the easel is also another great art process to explore…

Bubble Painting by Teach Preschool

While you are exploring bubbles, why not also bring out the bubble wrap for some awesome sensory fun!  Children love popping bubble wrap, of course.  But painting with it is also pretty fantastic.  These bubble mitts make awesome prints and are great for quick and easy clean up…

Printing with Bubble Mitts by Teach Preschool

And how cool are these bubble wrapped roller pin prints?  This is one painting process sure to interest the art lovers in your class…

Bubbles bubbles by Teach Preschool

What is your favorite way to explore bubbles?  Or do you have a go-to bubble recipe?  Share in the comment section below!

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About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.


  1. naoma nimrichter April 12, 2014 at 4:00 pm - Reply

    I love your websites! I’m a daycare provider in Ohio.

  2. Jackie April 12, 2014 at 7:15 pm - Reply

    Thanks so much for including our bubble recipe in our post, Courtney! You guys have done so many awesome bubble activities! And I just love Housing a Forest’s bubble snake!

  3. Tammy April 12, 2014 at 9:02 pm - Reply

    So much bubble fun! Thanks for including our bubble snakes.

  4. Judy Gomez-Brydon September 5, 2014 at 2:31 am - Reply

    Fun activities!!!!

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