wikiHow to Make Giant Bubble Mix

Three Methods:Plain dish soap bubble mixDawn detergent bubble mixCough syrup bubble mix

Blowing bubbles is a fun pastime for kids of all ages. Even better though is when those bubbles are giant in size. Such fun!

Method 1
Plain dish soap bubble mix

This takes about 15 minutes, from start to finish and makes about 2 US quarts (2,000 ml) of bubble mix.

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    Gather the ingredients. You'll need:
    • 4 cups of water
    • 2 cups of liquid dish soap
    • 2 cups of glycerin
    • 2 teaspoons of corn syrup.
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    Pour all of the ingredients into a shallow pan.
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    Stir mixture slowly until they are all mixed together.
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    Bend hanger into whatever shape you want. You can even use an already formed bubble wand(just make sure there aren't any openings).
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    Dip the hanger into the bubble mixture, and lift out carefully.
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    Blow or wave the hanger/wand to make the bubbles. You can also hold out the wand and run with it to make the bubbles fly behind you!
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    When you are finished with the mixture and you still have some left, pour into an airtight container.

Method 2
Dawn detergent bubble mix

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    Gather the ingredients. You'll need:
    • 11 cups warm water
    • 1 cup clear Dawn detergent
    • 1 cup corn syrup
    • 1/2 cup glycerin.
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    Place all of the ingredients into a bucket. Mix together very slowly and mix only lightly.
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    Pour into a large container with a lid. Do not shake while pouring.
    • A milk jug makes an ideal container.
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    Cover and wait at least 24 hours. It will stay good for ages if kept tightly covered.
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    Use. Bend a coat hanger or wire into a bubble stick shape, or use a regular large bubble stick blower. Enjoy blowing absolutely enormous bubbles!

Method 3
Cough syrup bubble mix

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    Gather the ingredients. You'll need:
    • 10 parts water
    • 2 parts liquid dish washing detergent
    • 2 parts cough syrup (main ingredients are glycerine & sucrose); if you use a flavor you like it will also smell nice and can add a neat color too.
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    Mix the ingredients together in a large container with a lid.
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    Shake together well.
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    Let it sit for a bit to combine and settle.
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    Pour some into a shallow dish. Dip the bubble wand in. Blow your fun and large bubbles.

Tips

  • To make really big bubbles, store the mixture in the fridge overnight.

Things You'll Need

Method 1:

  • Shallow pan
  • Mixing implement
  • Hanger for making bubble blowing stick

Method 2:

  • Bucket
  • Mixing implement like a wooden spoon
  • Covered container, such as a milk jug
  • Hanger or wire for making the bubble blowing stick

Method 3:

  • Large container with lid (for example, a glass jar)
  • Shallow container for pouring the mix into for use
  • Bubble wand

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