Are you looking for some fun, new bubble activities? Or a bit of bubble craft inspiration to keep little ones busy on a rainy afternoon? Then you will love this Soap Bubble Print Monster Mask Craft! This is a great kids craft project that children of all ages can get stuck into and really let their imaginations run wild. It will keep them amused for hours! Just have a look at our step-by-step bubble print monster mask instructions below.
Fun Kids Bubble Craft
You will need:
- Paper plates
- Colored paint
- Dish detergent
- Low sided bowls or containers
- Drinking straws
- Plain and colored paper
- Glue sticks
- Markers or crayons
- popsicle sticks and sticky tape
How To Make A Bubble Print Monster Mask:
This bubble craft can get a bit messy when you start making the bubble print. You may want to do it outside or over a plastic tablecloth.
- First, make your soap bubble print mixture. Mix together about 100ml water (almost 1/2 cup) with 2-3 tablespoons of paint and 2 tablespoons of hand dishwashing detergent in a low sided bowl or container. (We found that children’s plastic bowls worked well for this.)
- Next, pop in a straw and get your little ones to blow bubbles into the mixture. (Make sure that they understand the concept of blowing, rather than sucking as soapy, paint water doesn’t taste that good!) You will be surprised how much they love this part!
- Once a huge mountain of bubbles has appeared, gently press the underside of a paper plate onto the bubbles, to create a colorful bubble print on the plate. You can then repeat this with other colors to get a different effect and also print onto some sheets of paper for use as decoration later. Also you can get you kids to dip their hands into the bubbly mixture (they are sure to love this!) and make some hand prints to use later.
- Now, leave everything to dry.
- Once dry, cut 2 eye holes out of the paper plate. Older children may be able to manage this themselves but younger ones might need some assistance here.
- Then cut out further decorations out of colored paper, some of the extra soap bubble prints that you made earlier, or paper that has painted/colored in. Also, cut out the hand prints.
- To make a nose cut out a triangle from construction paper. Fold it in half and then spread a little glue along each of the long sides and stick it onto your mask so that the paper stands up.
- Next, add all of your other decorations. We went for eyebrows, hand prints as spiky horns and extra spikes on top. But let their imagination run wild and make whatever they want!
- You can also add details such as a smiley mouth using markers or crayons.
- Finally attach popsicle sticks to the back of the mask using sticky tape.
Using blue and green paint and construction paper, we think our mask looks like a sea monster. But there is no end to the number of different monsters that could be made using this method! How about a dinosaur, a snake, a lizard or just whatever iteration of monster appears at the end?
We hope you enjoy this fun bubble craft. We’d love to see how your bubble print mask turns out! Share your pictures @familyfocusblog!
These bubble activities were contributed to by Custard and Crumble.