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Bubbles!

Does anyone have a recipe for a really good bubble solution? The rate DD is going through store bought solution, I'll be broke by summer and they don't make the greatest bubbles anyway. Thanks!

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MagnoliaQueen

Asked by MagnoliaQueen at 4:33 PM on Mar. 22, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I just use dish soap
    LoveIsBeingAMom

    Answer by LoveIsBeingAMom at 4:37 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • My aunt just gave me a recipe, she says to use dish soap, and a drop of oil. I havent tried it yet, so not sure how well it works with the oil added though.
    AK_aries

    Answer by AK_aries at 4:43 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Yeah, I've used dish soap....it just doesn't seem to be working that well. Maybe I'm not using the right amount. I'll try the oil. She doesn't particularly care about the quality of bubbles, I think that's more for me! :)
    MagnoliaQueen

    Answer by MagnoliaQueen at 4:55 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Exploratorium Bubble Formula
    from the Exploratorium web site
    2/3 cup Joy dishwashing soap
    1 gallon water
    2 to 3 tablespoons of glycerin (available in pharmacies or chemical supply houses)

    Cyndi's Bubble Recipes
    from the Nathan's Wish web site
    1/2 cup of dishwashing liquid (Dawn or Joy)
    2 cups of water
    2 teaspoons of sugar
    Cyndi suggests adding a dab of food coloring for colorful bubbles. Mix the solution and place in a shallow pan (or refill your old bubble containers).


    Homemade Bubbles
    from Kids Domain Craft Exchange
    1/2 (500 ml) cup dishwashing detergent
    4-1/2 (4.5 liter) cup water
    4 tablespoons (60 ml) glycerin (available in pharmacies or chemical supply houses)
    Measure out the water, detergent, and glycerin into container with a cover and stir gently. The longer you let the mixture set, the larger the bubbles are and the longer they seem to last.
    JAIRATRACI

    Answer by JAIRATRACI at 4:59 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Thanks Jairatracy!!! Those should be great!
    MagnoliaQueen

    Answer by MagnoliaQueen at 5:47 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • I've used dish soap with just a small amount of water mixed in. Usually works.
    joannakitler

    Answer by joannakitler at 7:08 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • There were more but they didn't paste. Too many words I guess.
    JAIRATRACI

    Answer by JAIRATRACI at 7:21 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

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