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How To Make Bubble Solution

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A soap bubble consists of a thin layer of water trapped between two layers of soap molecules.

A soap bubble consists of a thin layer of water trapped between two layers of soap molecules.

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Save some pennies and make this bubble mix yourself! Most drugstores and pharmacies carry glycerine.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 5 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Gently mix 1/2 cup (500 mL) liquid dishwater detergent, 4-1/2 cups (4.5 L) water, and 4 tablespoons glycerin (60 mL) in container.
  2. Foam may be skimmed from the top before use.
  3. Have fun!

Tips:

  1. The mixture may be tinted with food coloring, but keep in mind that bubbles with color may stain surfaces.

What You Need:

  • 1/2 cup dishwashing liquid
  • 4-1/2 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons glycerine
  • container with lid

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