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Bubble Bottle

Materials

  • Clean, empty 32-ounce soda bottle with cap
  • Water
  • Tempera paint
  • 1/3 cup liquid detergent

Directions

  1. Fill the clean soda bottle with water to about one-third full.
  2. Add a spoon or two of tempera paint and the liquid detergent.
  3. Glue the cap securely onto the bottle by applying glue to the inside of the bottle cap and screwing it on.
  4. Your child will enjoy shaking the bottle to make colored bubbles.
  5. For a quick and easy alternative, put small pieces of yarn (about 3--6 inches long) into a clean, empty soda bottle.
  6. Fill the bottle with water and glue the cap on.
  7. Your child will enjoy shaking the bottle to make the yarn dance.

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Copyright 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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