Playful Bubble Soap Recipe for you and your kids

Let’s think back, to when we were all children. Wasn’t life easier, fun? Don’t you just want to have some of that childish fun again? 

I know I do. Stressful job. Stressful family. Stressful friends. Stressful love life. Blah. Let’s put our stress on hold, even if just for a day.

Bubble soap. And yes, I mean soap that you can make bubbles with, you know, those giant bubbles, twice the size of your head!

Spring has begun, everything’s coming back to life, and it’s windy – perfect for blowing bubbles outside!

Supplies for the Liquid Bubble Soap Recipe

Okay, so the first thing you’re going to need is liquid dish soap. You may already have one at home, or you may have made one from our previous recipes. In case you don’t have one,   let’s make a quick one ourselves!

  • 1 Tbsp of Borax or Sodium Borate (If you don’t have this you can also use Sodium Bicarbonate (baking soda) – although this may not hold because it’s a gentler solution, and sometimes it just foams up, so only use it if you’re in an emergency)
  • 1 Tbsp of any soap – find some leftover soap from previous recipes, or something you may have just laying around in your bathroom
  • 2 cups of Water

Here is Directions for Bubble Soap Recipe 

To Make Liquid Soap, If Needed: 

  • Your 1st Step :– Boil the water.
Boil water
  • Your 2nd Step :– Grate the soap and mix it with borax in a bowl.
mix borax with mixture
  • Your 3rd Step :– Add the hot water to the mixture and whisk until the grated soap has completely melted.
add soap into mixture
  • Your 4th Step :– Allow the mixture to cool off for 24 hours.

Great! The first part of your recipe!

Now, for the second part of the recipe – the actual bubble soap:

Ingredients for Second Part of the Recipe

  • A medium bowl of Water
  • A bottle of the previously made Liquid soap, or any Dish soap you may have at home
  • 1 Tbsp of Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp of Corn Syrup

Tiny hint – If the bubbles are not forming just add a little more water – sometimes the sugar makes the mixture too heavy.

Step by Step Directions for This Bubble Soap Recipe

  • Your 1st Step :– Pour your soap into a bowl and add water. Now, I know this isn’t exact science – how much water you add depends on the thickness of the liquid soap – and these soaps are very different.

Tiny hint from me – Try adding water and mixing it up while you’re adding it,  until you see some foam on top of the water!

add  liquid soap into water
  • Your 2nd Step :– Add sugar and corn syrup and mix well.
Add sugar and corn syrup
  • Your 3rd Step :– Okay, now I like to do this – I pour the mixture into a bottle, shake, and then pour it out again.
the final soap is here

Now just take your bubble making wand, or make one – out of some wire you have at home, and go test your bubbles out into the wild!


Happy Soapy to You....


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