A super quick + easy peasy game, perfect for playing with little ones from 6 months+

What you'll need

  1. Collect some empty plastic bottles with tight-fitting lids + fill them a third with water.
  2. Add a squirt of washing up liquid + give the bottles a good shake to make lots of bubbles!
  3. Try adding a few drops of food colouring to the bottles to make different coloured bubbles.
Bubbly bottle sensory activity

more bubbly ideas

  • Fill the bottles so they're nearly full with water.
  • Add some small berries such as blueberries or raspberries (cut in half), or green peas + yellow sweetcorn to make them bright + colourful.
  • Try putting cooked pasta shapes, grains or beans into the bubble bottles. Let all the ingredients settle at one end of the bottle, then turn the bottle upside down + watch the food slowly slide to the other end.

Roly poly

Let your little one play with the bottles + watch them roll across the floor making wooshy noises as they goooo!

Remember - all lids must be tightly closed to avoid lots + lots of mess! Make sure your little one is supervised at all times.

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Helen Coulthard

Developmental psychologist / Makes Sense of Food Play

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