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Exploring Bubbles

Blowing bubbles

Ages 3 - 10

What can bubbles do? Are there things bubbles cannot do? Observe, experiment, and explore!

What Can Bubbles Do? Activity Sheet (PDF)


Suggested materials:

  • A container of bubble solution
  • Bubble wand

DIY Bubble Solution Recipe:

1 cup of water
2 Tbsp of dish soap
1 Tbsp of glycerin or corn syrup


This activity supports the practice of these STEAM Habits of Mind: Engage & Persist, Observe, Reflect, Stretch & Explore.

Tips for Supporting Your Children's Learning

Get your child actively involved in their own learning and have their questions drive their learning. Let them observe and figure it out, and try to hold back from answering questions for them. Instead, try to ask: What do we know? What else can we find out? How might we figure that out? Don't be afraid to ask your child questions. Also, don't be afraid to say, "I don't know--let's find out together!" as a way to respond to their questions.

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