There are many recipes out there for homemade bubble mix, but this one is my favorite. You don’t need glycerine or corn syrup, and the bubbles are awesome! I recommend using an old laundry soap container with a dispenser on it, and attaching a bag to the side with the bubble wands in it.
12 cups water
1 cup dish soap (blue Dawn is the best)
1 cup cornstarch
2 TBSP baking powder
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, I put HALF of this recipe in my mixing bowl, stirred it a bit, poured it into the laundry soap dispenser, then made the second half. An important note: the mix ends up looking really watery, not the syrupy-type of texture that store-bought bubbles are like…but we have always been amazed at the bubbles produced.
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KidFriendlyHome.com is written by Sarah Lundgren and me. We are stay-at-home moms, and we love our jobs. We each have four children, within 5 years of each other. We are not experts at multitasking, but we are gaining experience as we go. We try not to cry over spilled milk or smeared peanut butter. We try to encourage and challenge our kids to create and explore. We know a few nutritious meals our kids will eat. We have a few ideas for minimizing the mess and effort but maximizing the fun. Lindsey has a background in studio art, art education, worked in group travel, taught swimming lessons, and is now a certified personal trainer. Sarah has a background in elementary education, music, and a bit of grad work in literacy education with experience as an elementary teacher and piano teacher. Our desire is to encourage other parents to enjoy time with their kids. Through our own journeys so far, we have come up with a few ideas for making a home kid-friendly. We hope you can use some of them too.