DIY Bubble Solution





Introduction: DIY Bubble Solution

Spring is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than going outdoors and bathing in sunlight and bubbles! With this simple instructable, I'll show you how to make your own bubble solution, which can easily be increased to any quantity for a perfectly effervescent afternoon! Best part about this is that you probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen right now!

Let's get started!

Step 1: Materials

For this project, you will need:

1 cup warm water

2 tablespoons liquid dish soap (I highly recommend dawn brand)

1 tablespoon glycerin

1 teaspoon white sugar

The above quantities will yield just a bit more than 1 cup of solution. Simply multiply if you plan on getting knee deep in bubbles!

Step 2: Mixing It All Up

In a separate container, pour all four of your ingredients and stir or shake.

It's ready to get poppin'!

Step 3: Have a Blast!

Go out and get blowin'! These bubbles are wonderfully strong, as the picture indicates, one bubble even perched on a few blades of grass!



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    I've only tried looking for glycerin at Target and they didn't carry it. Does anyone know where I can buy it? (I live around Chicago, if that helps narrow down regional stores.). Thanks!

    Yeah, Walgreen's sells it. It is usually by the skin care stuff.

    Glycerin is commonly used as a laxative and can be found in pharmacies in that section.

    most pharmacies have glycerin

    whole foods will have it for sure! - in the "whole body" section. good luck!

    Thank you very much

    Thanks to you because it's very useful for my child for playing

    Thanking you


    I am curious about the sugar too

    I've also seen dawn and corn syrup

    Sugar is used even in the soap making process, and for the same reasons it's used in many bubble solutions. Namely, it helps form a healthy lather and adds surface tension to the other watery ingredients with its texture, allowing the water to evaporate less quickly and hence giving the bubble a longer float life.