Rainbow Bubbles

Duration: short

Age: baby, toddler, child

Skill for Bub: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind Builder


Baby learns about cause and effect watching colorful bubbles dance around inside a bottle.

Great for car rides, at restaurants, or even to divert temper tantrums, these bubble-filled bottles provide long-lasting amusement for little ones.

What You’ll Need

  • Three clear plastic water bottles with caps
  • Tempera paint in three different colors
  • Bubble bath
  • Duct tape

Get Started

  1. Fill each bottle halfway with water.
  2. Add one spoonful of paint and one of bubble bath.
  3. Glue the inside of each cap and seal them tightly. Secure them with duct tape.
  4. Show your child how to shake the bottle up and down and watch the vibrant bubbles come to life!

Bonus: Baby not crawling just yet? Give her incentive to get moving by putting a bottle just slightly out of her reach.