Bubbles are magical, especially to young children. They also offer chances to stimulate multiple senses and easy ways to experiment. Grab your bubbles, head outside and try these different ways to spark wonder through bubble play. Want to add more? Make your own wands or even your own bubble juice, too!
Magical bubbles are an easy entry point to use to inspire joy and experimentation. The freedom to make a mess, try different tools and explore bubbles allows kids to learn about cause and effect and to think freely, helping them form a foundation for creative thinking later on.
Play with bubbles is wonderfully physical, giving a chance to build gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination as kids chase after and pop bubbles. Kids also develop persistence and grit as they adjust their approach to using various materials to make bubbles.
As they listen to literature about bubbles and share ideas about the size, shape, feel and sounds of their bubbles, kids develop communication and literacy skills.