How To Make Bubble Snakes | Nanny Anita | My Baba

Who doesn’t like bubbles? I think they bring out the child in everyone. These bubble snakes had everyone joining in.

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To make your own bubble snakes you will need:

  • Plastic bottle
  • Old sock
  • Colouring (optional)
  • Bubble solution

Please make sure you tell children to only blow into the bottle, not suck. I didn’t think I had to explain it to YC, who is 8. How wrong was I. I turned to watch her literally inhale the bubbles.

I used a bubble solution that I have made previously. It’s pretty easy to make, it works best when left for a few hours before using it.

To make the bubble snake devise, for want of a better word, cut off the end of your bottle. I’ve tried really hard not to use any plastic bottles this year, so I had to wait until I someone else had used one.

Next cover the end with an old sock.

If you want to add a bit of colour to your bubbles, then add a few drops of food colouring to the end of the sock. I will say it only added colour to the actual bubbles for a few goes.

Bubble snakes

Dip the end into the bubble solution and then blow threw the mouth hole.

Bubble snakes

Our bubble blowing quickly descended into a foam fight. Our garden was a covered in foam. It was amazing. An absolutely success for all ages.

If you enjoyed this bubble snakes be sure to check out how to catch a bubble and my bubble art process

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Have some foamy fun in the garden this summer with some bubble snakes.

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Nanny Anita
Norland Nanny

Nanny Anita is our resident Super Nanny. Having trained at the famous Norland College, in Bath, she has over 12 years experience, working all over the world with children from 2 months to 17 years old. Nanny Anita is an expert when it comes to keeping the little ones entertained and writes a column with Leonora called 'Get Crafty' for Little London magazine. Nanny Anita has been on hand to answer our reader questions, and she provides weekly arts, crafts and activities for families to do with their children at home. She really is a modern day Mary Poppins!

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