Inside: Learn how to put together amazing bubble activities for toddlers and preschoolers! Here are 12 easy and fun ideas that create bubbles of all sizes, indoors and out.
Kids love bubbles. In our toddler and preschool classrooms, bubbles are almost magical. Really! Add bubbly water to a sensory table and it makes the activity that much better. Blow bubbles outside and you will hear squeals of laughter. Right? Bubble fun activities are always a hit, so we use them often.
Are bubbles a hit in your home or classroom, too?
How to Put Together Amazing Bubble Activities
Here you go! Have fun with these!
Bubble Painting: Make your own vibrant bubble paint and create fun art!
Bubbles and Ducks: Bubbles are so fun in the sensory bin. Just add some sponges and ducks!
DIY Bubble Wand: Thread beads to make your own pretty bubble wands. (Artful Parent)
Bubble Bouncing: Wait, what? You can bounce bubbles? I need to try this homemade recipe! (A Little Pinch of Perfect)
Bubble Lava Lamp: Choose your favorite color to make these bubbly lamps. (Juggling with Kids)
Rainbow Soap Foam Bubbles: Quick, easy, and super open-ended. Just what we love! (Fun at Home with Kids)
Bubble Shooters: Have you ever blown bubbles with straws? This looks like fun! (Kids Activities Blog)
GAK Bubbles: These bubbles are reusable. (Two-Daloo) – Edited on 6/2020: Sadly this website is no longer available.
Bubbling Paint: Drop an object into the mixture and watch the paint bubble around it. (Mess for Less)
Square Bubble: Make your own square bubble blower using pipe cleaners. (Inner Child Fun)
Bubble Snake Maker: I never realized how easy these are to make, and they are so cool! (The Mad House)
Giant Bubbles: Here’s not only a recipe, but a way to make a fun tool to create those large bubbles. (The Idea Room)
More ideas to try:
Bubble Themed Classroom Lesson Plans!
These bubble theme lesson plans include playful reading, math, science, art, and sensory activities for preschool. This theme really grabs kids’ interest!