Yes, you can buy bubble solution anywhere. Yes, it’s super cheap.
No, you don’t really know what’s in it.
Homemade bubble solution is also super cheap, easy to do, and benefits from the fact that you know exactly what you’re putting in it, and what your kids are putting their lips against every time they blow a bubble.
Using common household ingredients like dish soap and glycerin, you can make a season’s worth of bubbles in just a few minutes. If you’re adventurous, however, or if you want to turn summer into the best kind of science project, you can check out more elaborate recipes for different kinds of bubbles, all of which are still pretty easy to put together.
Look below for some great bubble recipes to get you started: