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Homemade Bubble Blower from How Does She?

Posted by  ·  June 7, 2010  ·  Last Updated: May 23, 2016

The awesome girls from How Does She? are here to show us how to make the coolest homemade bubble blower!

How Does She? writes…

Making Bubbles

Here’s an idea that will keep kids busy!!!! I thought with the warm temperature coming and kids out of school, now would be the time to bust out this idea! Making some Bubbles

To make your own homemade bubble blower start out you need a water bottle…empty.

I gave my kids a water bottle and they drank it fast. Okay they didn’t…I caught them pouring it on the plants, but it was a good thought! Is it just my kids who would rather have their teeth pulled than drink a glass of water!?!bubble-6

Back to making snake bubbles…Cut off the bottom of the water bottle.bubble-5

Use a piece of fabric and put an elastic around it to hold it on. An old rag or an old sock does the trick. Hey, we are recycling 2 things, water bottles and socks. Here’s to a green tutorial!bubble-4

Put some dish soap in a shallow bowl. I added a little water to make it go further.bubble-2

Dip it in.bubble-1

Start making bubbles by blowing.bubble-3

Tip: Don’t let them blow too hard or the rag will pop off. A light steady gust of air will produce bubbles to make your little ones squeal. I think I heard my husband squeal too, but he’d never admit that:)

Have a contest for the longest snake, make a hat with the trail of bubbles, or try to pop them as they float away.

Making bubbles with kids is super fun and thrifty!

For loads of ideas from decorating to crafts visit How Does She?!

Find all the kid’s crafts in the craft camp series by clicking on the Craft Camp button on my left sidebar.

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  2. Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
    Thanks so much for posting this! I did it during a craft camp I put on for some kids in my neighborhood and it was a HUGE hit. I posted a few pictures on my blog. :)
  3. Bobbie
    Monday, June 21st, 2010
    I already had bubble fun on the calendar at the nursing home for the 18th so we had to try this- my "grandmas and grandpas" laughed and laughed- it was so much fun that on saturday whilst we were outside planting flowers with some young volunteers we did it again to show the kids- the kids loved it as well!
  4. Summer
    Friday, June 11th, 2010
    Oh-My! I tried this with my wee 18.5 month old and he giggled and giggled and giggled! So simple and great for the warm weather. Thanks!
  5. Marcia
    Friday, June 11th, 2010
    Ok I tried it and it only emitted a little cloud of bubbles. Took a water bottle cut off the bottom attached a sock with a rubber band, dipped in in bubble soap and blew. I used Wal Mart bubble soap. Is dish soap, what brand? better????
  6. Friday, June 11th, 2010
    This is way more fun than any bubble blower you can buy! Thank you!!
  7. Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
    Thank you so much for this, we just made ours and the kids are so excited.
  8. Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
    What a lovely and inexpensive idea to try out with the kids. My girls will surely love this.
  9. Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
    Love this and so did the kids!! Most AWESOME!
    - Mandy
  10. Lainee
    Monday, June 7th, 2010
    I am totally doing this in the morning with my kids. Thanks for the idea.
  11. Monday, June 7th, 2010
    totally did this for family night tonight and it was a hit!!! my five year old went to bed saying, "how did those socks make bubbles" :D thanks again for sharing!!!
  12. laura
    Monday, June 7th, 2010
    I just tried this with my 5, 6, and 8 year olds. They LOVE it and it only took about 3 minutes to set up!
  13. Monday, June 7th, 2010
    Very cool! We'll be doing this one for sure.
  14. Mandi
    Monday, June 7th, 2010
    So awesome! I can't wait to try this!!
  15. Monday, June 7th, 2010
    Oh cool! My little guys will love this one!
  16. Monday, June 7th, 2010
    What a great idea!! I am going to try with my kids.
  17. Monday, June 7th, 2010
    How fun! I think even my older boys would like this!
    I love the How Does She gals! They are awesome!
  18. Monday, June 7th, 2010
    loving all these posts!!!!! please keep them coming-- we are sure to have an exciting summer :D