What’s one of the cheapest and most loved outdoor activities for kids? You got it- bubble play!
Kids love to get sudsy and watch giant bubbles soar. Put a child inside an encapsulating hula hoop bubble. Craft bubble blasters. Design homemade bubble wands, blow rainbow foam snakes from recycled materials, and dabble in bubble science experiments for kids.No matter if you’re looking for outdoor activities for kids this summer, planning unforgettable birthday party games, or hoping to gain 30 minutes of ‘me’ time with a wide-eyed-bubble-distracted toddler, I’ve got you covered!
Before we dive into the bubble activities, here’s a quick review of all the previous bubble posts in this series:
23+ Bubble Solution Recipes Not all bubbles are created equal! Check out some of the best bubble solutions you can make with ingredients you’ve already got on hand. While you gear up for bubble play, be sure to use this great idea for dispensing and storing bubble solution too.
DIY Bubble ToysYou can use all kinds of household articles to make outta this world bubble toys. Here are a few fun ideas to get your creative juices flowing!
Bubble Activities for Infants Old skool fun starts with bubbles, no matter what your age! Check out these sensory baby bubble activities and watch your little one squeal with joy.
Big Kid Bubble Activities
Alright, so I’m using “big kid” a little loosely here, since most of these activities are fun for anyone from three to one hundred. No, really. I’d have a ball with most of these bubble play ideas, and you can bet that Summer’s next birthday party will feature a handful of these sudsy clean fun games since I’ve already decided on a bubbles theme. I can’t wait to test them all out!Bubble Experiment Station from One Charming Party
Magic Puddles from Growing a Jeweled Rose
Indoor Bubbles from Play Create ExploreBubble Concoctions Science from Growing a Jeweled Rose
Bouncing Bubbles from Play at Home Mom LLCRainbow Bubble Snakes at Housing a ForestRainbow Soap Foam Sensory Activity from Fun at Home with Kids Bubble Painting from Playing House in Maryland
Bubble Dough from First Grade Nest Bubble Pool from The Busy Budgeting Mama
Bubble Printing from The Chocolate Muffin Tree
Grab some dish soap and get to bubbling! Hope you found a ton of new fun kids activities to make your summer bubble up with joy! For even more great playtime activities, click here and don’t forget to sign up for my bi-weekly newsletter.
Wow, colorful bubbles are awesome! I have never tried making rainbow soap before!
Me neither! We used a lot of these ideas this month at my girl’s 3rd bday party and the kiddos just loved it!
How funny- I just did a bubble post myself, and yet I still learned some new things here- amazing how creative everyone is, right?! 🙂 Thanks for adding some more bubble fun to my summer list! 🙂
Have a great day!
Yep, we love bubbles too, Michelle. Happy to give you some more creative ways to use simple soap and water. Summertime doesn’t get better than playing outside getting wet and messy on a hot day, does it?
Jennifer Berkey says
Outdoor activities are really helpful means of gauging physical skills especially among children. Seems like a fun birthday to celebrate with. Great post!