How to Make Bubbles

Looking for an affordable afternoon activity this summer? This DIY bubble formula is easy to make and provides hours of effortless entertainment! 

DIY Bubble Mix


  • Wading pool
  • 12 cups water
  • 1 cup dish soap
  • 3/4 tablespoon glycerin
  • Hula-Hoop

1. In pool, combine water, dish soap and glycerin; let sit overnight.

2. Lay hoop in solution, then gently lift it out to make bubbles. Once your kids get the hang of it, you can try this trick: Lay hoop in pool and have one child stand in the center. Pull hoop up to encapsulate child in a bubble dome.