Soap Bubbles

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

Fun for the kids and adults, too. Costs pennies less than the store brands.

Top Review by ratherbeswimmin

We had a blast with this soap bubble recipe over Memorial Day. We opened up the pool and I had my kids plus countless nieces and nephews. We have bubble makers of all sizes. You should have seen the yard and pool area full of bubbles floating around. Great fun and much cheaper than buying the stuff. I'll keep a jug of this around all summer long. Thanks.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup Joy dishwashing soap or 12 cup liquid dishwashing soap
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons glycerin (from Drugstore)


  1. Mix all three ingredients together.
  2. Glycerin makes bubbles more resilient.
  3. Make bubble wands out of pipe cleaners.
  4. Don't throw the leftovers away, it gets better with age.

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