Things you need
- Pipe cleaners
- Bubble solution.
Create your own homemade bubble wands to explore different shapes with your child. Make triangles, squares, rectangles and circles and then encourage your child to notice a curious thing about the shape of the bubbles the wands create.
Help your child bend pipe cleaners to make a triangle, rectangle, circle and a square. Then use another pipe cleaner to make wand handles for each of their shapes.
Put some soap-bubble solution in a bucket and dip your DIY wand in and blow some bubbles. Ask your child what they notice about the bubbles when they use the triangle wand, the square wand, the rectangle wand and the circle wand?
The bubbles will be spherical no matter the wand's shape.
As your child is creating their bubble wands, here are some things to talk about: