You can’t keep kids indoors this time of year, and bubble play is a slippery, sudsy, summer fun outdoor activity that’s on every kid’s summer bucket list. Get creative and make your own DIY bubble toys to slosh into those buckets full of homemade bubble solution. You’d be surprised by how many of these simple and innovative bubble toys are everyday household items- no trips to the craft store necessary!
You can use all kinds of household articles and recycled materials to make outta this world bubble wands, blowers, blasters, and more. Here are a few fun ideas to get your creative juices flowing!
Bubble Snakes from Our Little Green Dot Use plastic bottles and old socks or washcloths to make bubble snakes!
Kazoo Bubbles from Real Simple If the sound of kazoos drives you bonkers, here’s a great new use!
Beaded Bubble Wands from The Artful Parent Every little princess needs a pretty beaded bubble wand!
Copper Wire Bubble Wands from Lusa Organics A coat hanger would do in a pinch!
Cookie Cutter Bubble Wands from Happy Whimsical Hearts Use cookie cutters to mold wire into all kinds of fun shaped bubble wands.
Giant Bubble Wand Stick (and free printables!) from Design Dazzle You’re only one trip to the hardware store away from GIANT bubbles!
Plastic Cup Bubble Blaster from Play to Learn and Live to Play Love how simple this toy is!
Bubble Discovery Bottles from Lessons Learnt Journal No-mess bubble play perfect for babies and tots.
DIY Bubble Shooter from Kids Activities Blog This is one of those “Why didn’t I think of that?” toys.
And for those of us who didn’t inherit the DIY gene, here are some fun bubble kits for kids.
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