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Painting With Bubbles

Create Art With This Summer Staple

Summertime just would not be complete without bubbles! Almost every kid (and many adults) loves bubbles. It is just a joyful activity that brings out giggles and excitement no matter where you are. I even keep small bottles of bubbles in my purse while waiting online to see Santa or the Easter Bunny. Not only does it keep my kids busy, but other kids who are fussing while waiting perk up when a bubble floats by. 

Since we also love to paint, I thought it would be fun to try bubble painting. It has been on my Pinterest to-do list for a few summers now. I am so excited we finally had the chance to make it happen. 

Canvas (or just white paper if you have it)
Food coloring in a few different colors
Bubble wand
Muffin tin, or small bowls (recycled yogurt containers work well)

Begin by filling your containers half way with bubbles. Then you can mix in any colors you'd like. The more coloring you add the darker the bubbles will appear and show up better on your canvas or paper. 

Are you ready for the next step? Just lay your canvas flat and blow the bubble solution onto it. There is no wrong way to do this. As long as your bubbles hit the blank canvas you are good to go! We did this project on a very windy day so we held the canvas directly in front of our bubble wands. 

We tried to get a little fancy and brought out the bubble gun. It totally works! The bubbles come out super fast and just fly away, but the kids had fun chasing a cluster of bubbles and smacking them with their canvas. 

This was so easy to do with the kids and we made it outside so there was very little mess. It is perfect for a sunny day, cloudy or even a drizzly day. You can easily use your bubble paints on the porch, or in the garage to shelter from the rain. We hope you enjoy this one!

The Whatever Mom is a full-time wife and twin mama living on coffee and wine. She enjoys the pure rush of cleaning the BIG potty between loads of laundry. It is her dream that moms everywhere accept and embrace the Whatever Mom philosophy which can be found here. You can also find her musings and popular shares on Facebook and Twitter. Stay up to date with her creative ideas and outings on Pinterest. 

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