Bubble Painting

What You Will Need

juice glass
3 tablespoons of warm water
6 tablespoons of dishwashing detergent
6 tablespoons of paint
plain white paper


1. Add the dishwashing detergent, paint and warm water to each other.

2. Mix well with a fork.

3. Using the straw, blow into the solution to make bubbles. If a young child is doing this, stress to him/her to blow not suck into the straw and use close supervision.

4. Blow until the bubbles are over the lip of the cup.

5. Carefully place a piece of paper over the rim of the cup, bursting the bubbles onto the paper. The paint bubbles will leave a mark like this:

6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until the project is finished.

7. Repeat the process (steps 1 - 5) with different coloured paints, using the same paper in step 4, for more interest.

8. Let dry.

Ladybug Nursery Rhyme

(common/fair use image)

Ladybug! Ladybug!
Fly away home.
Your house is on fire.
And your children all gone.

All except one,
And that's little Ann,
For she crept under
The frying pan.