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10 mins

Colourful blowing bubbles.

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  • Step 1

    Take a pair of pliers and cut the bottom, straight edge off a wire coat hanger.

  • Step 2

    Bend one end around to make a circle and twist the ends closed.

  • Step 3

    Tack up some butcher’s paper on a wall outside, and fill a few empty jam jars with a small amount of water, some bright paint and dishwashing detergent.

  • Step 4

    Dip the wire circle into one of the jam jars then blow a bubble through the circle directly on to the paper. Keep going with different colours until you’ve created a rainbow of colourful splats.

  • Step 5

    When the paint dries, cut the paper up to be used as wrapping paper, thank you cards or a poster for the bedroom wall.

    I wouldn’t attempt this inside, as you’re all going to get very messy, but kids will love this. Get them kitted out in a painting smock or apron first, and make sure they’re not wearing their Sunday best outfits underneath.



Kathryn S.
Kathryn S.
Pics of the finished product?
Adrian J.
Adrian J.
nice idea
zoinks · St Joseph, Louisiana, US · 2 projects
aww, this is great. my sister is 1 and lovves bubbles... shell love this Happy
PIN-UP ^alex^
PIN-UP ^alex^ · 20 projects
I definately need to try this with my 3 year old brother! he loves bubbles and finger painting! <3 thanx for the idea!!!

CO + K User

wow i dont know about the actual project but that picture of the jam jars is beautiful!
Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
this is fun to do!!!! like it!!!

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