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How to make your own giant bubbles - bubble recipe

How to make your own giant bubbles - bubble recipe
Make the biggest bubbles ever with this homemade giant bubble recipe. Homemade giant bubbles have been on our to-do list for a while, but we were waiting for optimum weather conditions: humid and overcast, with very little wind. Well, yesterday was perfect, so I whipped up this Giant Bubble Mix in the morning and we tried it this afternoon. Check out the size of these bubbles! I have to admit, I was not altogether convinced that this bubble recipe would work. How wrong was I? It was FANTASTIC! I got my inspiration for this activity from Design Dazzle, but I’ve tweaked the recipe a little because I didn’t have the ummm… interesting “secret ingredient”. Ready to make some giant bubble mix for yourself? Homemade Giant Bubble Recipe: affiliate links have been added for your convenience To make your bubble mixture: Dissolve the cornstarch in the water, stirring really well. The more bubbles you make, the better the mixture gets! How to make a bubble wand for your homemade giant bubbles: Ingredients Related:  BubblesResources for young learners

how to make giant bubbles Here’s the complete tutorial on how to make a Super Giant Bubbles Kit with bubble recipe, how-to instructions and free printable labels. Super giant bubbles are addicting to young and old. Kids would love to receive this as a gift or even help make the kit. I made the simple drawstring sack to hold the bubble kit supplies. The bubble recipe is shown below and I share the **secret** ingredient to help make the giant bubbles last longer. My teenage daughter enjoyed herself while making these super giant bubbles in our backyard. This is what the bubble wand stick looks like when dipped in bubble solution and “opened up” to make bubbles. Tutorial how-to make your own Super Giant Bubbles Kit… Bubble Kit Supplies: 1 bowl – purchased at the dollar store 1 bottle of “Super Giant Bubble Solution” (recipe below). Bubble Wand Sticks Bubble Wand Sticks: 2 wood dowels 3 feet in length 2 eye screws 1 washer (heavy enough to weigh down cord) Super Giant Bubble Recipe… I used Dawn (blue) dish washing soap.

Melting ice with salt and watercolours - happy hooligans Melting Ice with Salt and Watercolours – a colourful science experiment for kids. One of the hooligans favourite science activities is melting a block of ice salt and water. Today we’re doing this experiment as a Valentine’s activity so we’ve used a heart-shaped ice block. For your convenience, I’ve included Affiliate links in this post. What are liquid watercolours? In case you’ve never heard about them, let me tell you how much I LOVE our liquid watercolours. I’ve only been using them for a few months but I’m crazy about them. or Wilton Icing Gels for this kind of activity, but I kept hearing all the Early Childhood bloggers rave about these liquid watercolours so I decided to order some from Amazon. Oh my goodness!! I generally add one or two drops to a section of an ice cube tray and then fill the tray with water, but I can control the intensity of the colour by adding either a little more water or another drop of watercolour. Supplies required for melting ice with salt and watercolours:

3D garlands-hearts This one very easy way to make a 3D garland with hearts on it. To make this garland (the one on the pic) we used 2 sheets of colored paper (size A4). Each one of the sheets was sliced into three equal parts by length. Fold each stripe three times. Draw a heart on top (as shown on the pic) and two parallel lines inside. see also:

22 Things to Make with Cardboard Tubes I admit it. I’m a bit of a hoarder when it comes to cardboard tubes. I just can’t bring myself to part with them. I have a huge stash in storage room. There are literally hundreds of ways to re-use your cardboard tubes. 22 Things to Make with Cardboard Tubes: Click on the highlighted descriptions to see a full tutorial for each craft or activity. Fall Decorations with Cardboard Tubes: Use a cool paint process to make some fall napkin rings. Make a turkey table topper for your Thanksgiving table. Round up some fabric scraps and a few crafty odds and ends for some adorable toilet roll owls. Crafting for Halloween: The kids will love making a quirky monster mobile out of cardboard rolls. A spooky crow or owl is a very fitting decoration for Halloween. Our toilet roll mummies help little ones develop their winding and wrapping skills. Winter Toilet Roll Crafts: These cardboard roll snowmen are just the cutest little things, aren’t they? The hooligans LOVE playing with our toilet roll Nativity set.

Easy Puffy Paint recipe 3-Ingredient, homemade Puffy Paint an easy art technique for kids using microwave and a few basic kitchen ingredients. If you know me, you know we LOVE homemade paint recipes and easy science activities. This homemade puffy paint fits the bill perfectly! This paint is super-easy and inexpensive to make. It’s fun to create with, but the best part is watching your artwork puff right up when you place it in the microwave! I love that Homemade puffy paint is a great art activity for children and has the added bonus of being a bit of a science experiment as well. To make your own homemade puffy paint, you’ll need: 1 tbsp self-rising flourfood colouring in the colours of your choice (I used Wilton icing gels) see below1 tbsp saltlittle bit of water (start with 1/4 tsp) For your convenience, I’ve included affiliate links for some of the products in this post: Making your puffy paints: Combine your flour and salt in a small bowl. Magically transform it in your microwave: Now for the science! Ta daaa…

Artist Paints World Leaders on the Toilet… Just when you thought you’d seen it all, Italian artist Cristina Guggeri comes along and blows it out of the water with her latest series called Il Dovere Quotidiano, or “The Daily Duty”. In this series, Guggeri sets out to ‘humanize’ the world’s leaders by imaging what they might look like on the toilet. And she’s got the interwebs all aflutter. Let us know what you think about Guggeri’s work in the COMMENTS section below. (h/t Bored Panda) .And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a piece of original art to hang on your walls, check out artFido HERE! Play Recipe: Giant Reusable Bubbles Last updated Friday, May 23, 2014 Sometimes an activity has no other purpose than to be awesome. This one definitely falls into that category- it was an accidental discovery that was so much fun that our whole family spent an entire afternoon getting gooey together- no screens in sight. *This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Yesterday I posted about our super stretchy galaxy slime that I whipped up for our night sky theme. and Elmer’s Clear School Glue . The first batch of slime I made had this rubbery consistency, so I set it aside and made some more, which is what ended up in our galaxy photo shoot. You can make small bubbles. You can make medium-sized bubbles. OR you can make GIANT bubbles!! Fun, right? Make Some Gak! Ok, first you’ll need to make your own gak. If your substance does this, you’ve got slime. If your substance does this, you’re good to go! Now, take a ball of your gak, stick your straw in it, and blow! Here’s Daddy demonstrating the formation of a perfect gak bubble.

Ocean in a Bottle with 3 Simple Ingredients Make an ocean in a bottle with 3 easy ingredients. One of the fastest and easiest-ever science activities for preschoolers. I love to make homemade toys for the hooligans. Discovery bottles are always a favourite here. They look so beautiful, and no matter what we fill them with. This particular ocean in a bottle has to be the most amazing looking bottle we’ve made yet though! This oil and water science experiment isn’t new by any stretch of the imagination. To make our Ocean in a Bottle, we used: watercooking oil (we used canola, but vegetable would work well)blue food colouringlarge bottle (2 litre pop bottles work well, but we used a mouthwash bottle with a child-safe lid)funnel If you want to explain the scientific details to your child, pop over and check out this article explaining why oil and water don’t mix. How to make an ocean in a bottle: I didn’t have a 2L pop bottle on hand, so we used an empty mouthwash bottle. Now, simply top up the bottle with oil. Let the fun begin!

Charlie Hebdo attack: cartoonists show solidarity with Paris victims Cartoonists and commentators displayed solidarity with French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo after the attack on its office in Paris on Wednesday, in which 12 people, including 10 journalists, have been confirmed dead.