Although I’m writing this note before leaving for my Eastern European adventure, if all has gone well, I am home by the time you are reading this. Home, and hopefully sleeping off the jet lag.
See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
“Surfing the Net with Kids”
Bubbles Printable(** for Premium Members only)
Looking for some good clean summertime fun? Try making a batch of bubble solution and a homemade bubble wand. My favorite recycled bubble wands are those green plastic strawberry baskets that accumulate in the kitchen ’cause I hate throwing them away. For more tips on bubble blowing than you ever imagined, and a look at the science behind those magical multi-colored floating spheres, here are this week’s site recommendations.
Cleaning Institute: Art and Science of Bubbles
The Cleaning Institute presents a nice variety of bubble tips (Bigger Better Bubbles) and tricks (The Pop-Proof Bubble!) Navigate the bubble site by using the menu at the bottom of the page not the left-hand menu which will take you out of the Kid’s Corner. Don’t miss The Predictable Pop! which will show you how to amaze your friends by knowing exactly when a bubble is about to burst.
He’s traveled the world, entertaining audiences with his bubbles, and now Professor Bubbles shares his secrets. I especially enjoyed his homemade bubble tools and appreciated his simple bubble solution recipes. The Questions section is a good place to start for bubble how-tos, history and science, but you’ll need to scroll down the page to see the FAQs. For indoor fun, try the three online bubble games.
When the anonymous author of Bubble Town was a little boy, he discovered a paper bubble-blowing funnel in a cereal box that made much larger bubbles than the familiar plastic blowing rings. Learn how to make your own amazing bubble tube from two sheets of paper (see High Tech Bubble Tube) and learn why this simple device creates bubbles that are both bigger and longer lasting than other bubble wands (see Bubble Engineering).
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Wikipedia Bubbles Printable
Easy Science Experiments Printable
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Quote of the Week
“Be yourself. Who else is better qualified? You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” ~~ Beverly Sills ~~ (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) American opera singer. Read the Beverly Sills biography and peruse the collection quotes about success.
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