17 May 2007

Strawberry basket as bubble blower

It's strawberry AND bubble season! From Serrina:

New hack, courtesy of Pat in my office. Pat just gave me a bunch of old green strawberry baskets. Dip them into a plate of bubble solution and swing them in the air for a homemade HUGE bubble machine!

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bf6d653ef0147e2b97a30970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Strawberry basket as bubble blower:

Your comments

Feed Follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

We did this recently at my son's 5th birthday. Better yet, hold the baskets in front of an electric fan. Just take precautions that fingers don't go in the wrong places!

Isn't this great?

My 3 year old son's favorite bubble trick at the moment is to dip a .99 neon orange fly swatter (that I picked up just for bubbles), dip it in bubble solution and then twirl in a circle or fan the swatter side-to-side.

This produces hundreds of assorted sized bubbles instantly! :)

If you want a bunch of bubbles at one time, try using a long handle (with handle bent into a "L" shape) fishing net - the bigger the net, the bigger the bubbles. We always make our bubble solution and place it an a plastic "baby pool."

Dip them into a plate of bubble solution and swing them in the air for a homemade HUGE bubble machine!

We close comments after a month to guard against spam. Want to talk about this hack? Join us on Twitter and Facebook!

 

Free updates

  • Subscribers are my VIPs. My weekly newsletter includes a personal update, the latest from Parent Hacks, interesting links and news.

    Subscribers also get priority event invitations and occasional surprises via snail mail.

Asha's Book

  • At Amazon: Minimalist Parenting: Enjoy Modern Family Life More by Doing Less

    Find out why doing less is the key to resourceful, thriving kids, and a calmer, happier YOU.

    Minimalist Parenting is an encouraging roadmap for decluttering your schedule, your home, and your vision for family life. Reviewers call it "a much welcome alternative to the usual parenting advice."

    Learn More at Amazon

    Also available at Barnes & Noble or your favorite local bookstore.

New Book Coming Soon!

  • Coming soon: Parent Hacks Book

Start Amazon shopping here