Credit: The Enchanted Tree
Make gigantic bubbles
What's better for outdoor play than making bubbles? Giant bubbles! The Enchanted Tree offers a tutorial for creating your own wand to make humungous bubbles. And, because you’ll need lots of bubble solution, she includes links to good bubble solution recipes.
Science lesson: Bubbles form because of the surface tension in water. A bubble has three layers: a thin layer of water sandwiched in between two layers of soap molecules. A single bubble will always try to become a sphere, because it is the easiest shape to form.
This article was originally published in 2015 and updated in March 2021.