You can make colored bubble paper prints by adding food coloring to your bubble solution because the coloring will dissolve into the water in the solution that is part of the bubbles you blow.
Made from a basic bubble solution (like the one in our recipe), bubbles glisten and show off swirls of iridescent colors. Because of their spherical shape, bubbles refract light, or bend it, creating a color phenomenon similar to a rainbow. An interesting fact about bubble solution is that it cannot be dyed with simple food coloring or paint to create bubbles of a uniform color, such as all red or all blue. Soap molecules are attracted to water and grease, but not to the chemical bonds in these kinds of dyes*.
To create bubbly paper prints, follow these steps:
What To Do:
*If you want to learn more about coloring soap bubbles, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soap_bubble Under the section “coloured bubbles” you will find information about the science of coloring bubbles.
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