Art Crafts

Bubble Print Paper Art

Decorate paper by blowing bubbles.
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Usually when you blow bubbles, they pop and disappear. Now you can save your bubbles as a cool two-dimensional pattern on a piece of paper by making bubble print paper art.

What You'll Need:

  • Baking sheet
  • Plastic cup
  • Plastic drinking straw
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dish soap
  • Food coloring
  • White drawing paper
  • Markers

Step 1: Mix the water, dish soap, and a few drops of food coloring in a plastic cup.

Step 2: Place the plastic cup on the baking sheet. Place the straw in the cup, and blow bubbles through the straw until they spill all over the baking sheet.

Step 3: Remove the cup and place a piece of paper down over the bubbles. Lift the paper off. The colored bubbles will create a light design on the paper.

Step 4: Let it dry, and then draw in a picture, or outline shapes in the design. Use this bubble-printed paper as wrapping paper, book covers, or stationery.

Keep reading to learn how to spin your way to a cool piece of art.

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