Tabletop Bubbles: A Super Easy & Fun Way to Blow Bubbles

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There’s something truly enchanting about bubbles that captivates both children and adults alike. The way they float and shimmer, catching the light in a kaleidoscope of colors, is nothing short of magical! If you’re looking for a delightful and new way to make bubbles with your kids, creating tabletop bubbles is an absolute must-try. Here, we’ll take you through a step-by-step guide on how to make mesmerizing bubbles right on your tabletop. Gather your little ones, roll up your sleeves, and get ready to embark on a bubble-filled adventure that will leave everyone giggling with joy!


How to Make Tabletop Soap Bubbles

Step 1: Gather Your Supplies

To get started with tabletop bubbles, you’ll need a few simple supplies that can easily be found around the house or purchased inexpensively. You’ll need dish soap, water, a shallow container or tray (optional) and a straw.

Step 2: Mixing the Bubble Solution

In a mixing bowl, combine a generous amount of dish soap with water. The ratio should be approximately 1 part dish soap to 3 parts water. Gently stir the mixture to avoid creating too many bubbles during the preparation.

Step 3: Setting Up Your Tabletop Bubble Station

Find a clean, flat surface such as a tabletop or countertop and pour out a small amount of the bubble solution. If you don’t want to pour the bubble solution on your counter or tabletop, place a shallow container on the surface and pour in the prepared bubble solution. Now, it’s time to get creative! Take your straw and place it inside the solution at a slight angle and gently start to blow. A bubble will start to form. Continue to gentle blow to make it grow bigger and bigger. Then slowly remove the straw and the bubble should remain. Pop it and start again!

Step 4: Bubble Games and Challenges

To keep the fun going, introduce some exciting bubble challenges. See who can blow the biggest bubble or who can create the most bubbles in one breath!

Tabletop bubbles offer a delightful and educational experience for kids of all ages. As they engage in this bubbly adventure, they enhance their fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and scientific curiosity. Moreover, tabletop bubble play provides a wonderful opportunity for bonding with your children, making precious memories that will be cherished for years to come. So, gather your supplies, embrace the magic, and let the laughter and wonder fill the air as you embark on this unforgettable journey with your little ones!

Age Suitability

This activity is good for toddlers aged children 18 years old and up with adult assistance.

Mess Level

The mess level for this activity is low.

Difficulty to Create 


Skills Developed

Language development, shape recognition, color recognition, hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, imaginative play, creativity.

Toddler and Preschooler Curriculums, Books & TV Show!

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There is no limit to your toddler’s energy and curiosity. That energy and curiosity although a joy can be challenging at times. Their interest in just about everything around them is what makes them great learners. One and two year olds can soak up so much just from their senses!

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Book: Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids

Did you know I wrote a book of sensory bins? Click here for more information Exciting Sensory Bin for Curious Kids. Or grab your copy at Amazon

Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.

Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.

Book: Super STEAM Activity Book for Kids

Learning all about science, technology, engineering, art, and math sets kids up for scholastic success―and it can be so much fun! Watch kids enjoy building STEAM skills as they color friendly fish, help water find its way to tree roots, solve math problems with mazes, and more. 

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Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.

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Riddle me this: What’s an exciting way to practice critical thinking while having a blast? The Big Riddle Book for Kids, of course! From hilarious puns to tough brain teasers, kids can build problem-solving skills with hundreds of riddles tha. t show them how to think outside the box.

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Help children expand their minds while having fun with this puzzle book for kids!

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TV Show: Curious Crafting

I’m so excited to share my crafting TV show Curious Crafting which launched in July 2022 on TVOkids and TVOkids YouTube! Season 2 airs in the summer of 2023! We were also nominated in 2023 for Best Live Action Preschool Series by the Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence.

Set in the ultimate crafting space, Curious Crafting is a short form pre-school age series about the joy of making crafts. I lead a rotating cast of adorable little preschoolers (including my own) making magic out of common household objects.

In each episode we transform recycled items into magical crafts like a milk carton school bus, paper bag puppet or cotton pad turtle. The crafters learn and laugh their way through each activity while demonstrating what their young imaginations can create. 

Curious Crafting shares the adventure and joy of making art with takeaway lessons for creating crafts at home.

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