STREAM Activity: Frozen Bubbles

Happy National Bubble Bath Day!

Activity best for children age 2 and up

Happy National Bubble Bath Day! Relaxing or fun, bubble baths are great for you, especially to warm up in the winter. This activity shows a new way to play with bubbles. Bubbles are just pockets of air trapped in a film of soap. Sometimes bubbles with stack up against each other and have a flat surface between them and if a smaller bubble meets a larger one, it will bulge into the larger bubble. Have you ever popped a frozen bubble? Follow the instructions below and share your frozen bubbles with us!

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Materials you’ll need:

2 TBSP dish soap

1 TBSP granulated sugar

1 cup warm water

A freezer

Guiding Questions:

What are bubbles?

How do they freeze? 


Step 1

Mix together the water, sugar, and soap.

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Step 2

Pour the mix onto a plate and create some bubbles. You can do this with a whisk or a straw.

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Step 3

Gently place the bubbles into a freeze for about 30 minutes.

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Step 4 

Have fun with your frozen bubbles!

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Reading Connections:

“Bubba’s Bubble Bath” written by Paul Klassen and illustrated by Mariah Kliewer

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