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DIY Bubble Wands + Solution

Colorful Design, Quick Crafts

overview

who can resist a shimmering bubble floating across the sky?

there are a few things really signal the start of summer for us… lingering daylight, fireflies at twilight and bubbles of course! so make your wands, mix your solution and fill the air with magic.

10 minutes

maker checklist

wand:

  • thick craft wire (18 gauge)
  • beads to fit wire
  • scissors
  • DIY bubble solution

bubble solution:

  • 1 gallon of water (16 cups)
  • 1/3 tbsp guar gum
  • 1 cup dish soap
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp rubbing alcohol

instructions

bubble wand:

1

cut an 18 inch long piece of wire.

2

bend it in half, make a loop in the center, and twist several times to secure.

3

string colorful beads onto the two wires.

4

fold up the tips of the wire over the last bead to secure!

bubble solution:

1

mix the guar gum with a cup of hot water until fully dissolved.

2

add remaining ingredients and mix!

3

mix the guar gum with a cup of hot water until fully dissolved.