DIY Bubble Wands

I am home. I had such a wonderful time visitingbubble wands with my family. I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to go down and be with them. And I am so thankful to the friends and family that were able to be around so often. I couldn’t have asked for a better trip. The Lord saw it through from beginning to end. Complete strangers going out of their way to help me in the airports, even delaying a flight so that I wouldn’t miss it. He had a watchful eye over me the whole time.

This morning I thought I would share a simple DIY that I have done a couple times this summer. If you know me you probably know that I usually try to make something before I will buy it. You might remember last summer I shared my bubbles recipe. Today I will share how I make my own bubble wands for the kids.

 

Start with a wire hanger.Get one that doesn’t have the rubber coating on it.DSCF8788

Next get a wire cutter and cut the hanger into thirds. (Most pliers have a wire cutter on them)

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Using the pliers bend the hanger to make a loop at the end. This takes a bit of time and muscle. Don’t give up. Also don’t make the loop too big.

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Last, use the pliers to wrap the end of the wire around the wand handle. Make sure to go around a couple times and try to bend it into the handle so that the semi-sharp ends don’t poke little fingers. And speaking of semi-sharp ends, when I was done I took the end of the wand and scraped it against the side walk a bit to make it less sharp.

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Wala! You’re ready for some bubble blowing fun!

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