Catch the Bubbles

Bubbles are fun for children of all ages, and they can be a great tool to help develop skills. This activity encourages children to track the bubbles and have fun popping them. 

Set up

Clear an open space from obstacles, so that children have room to chase their bubbles. This activity is best outside, to avoid the bubbles making the floors slippery. 

How to play
Step 1
  • Blow bubbles for your child, encouraging them to chase and pop the bubbles
  • For babies: blow the bubbles close to them so they can reach and grasp 
  • For toddlers and children: blow the bubbles out and encourage them to chase the bubbles 
Activity information
Age: 0-12 months, 1-2 years, 2-3 years
Participants: 1 +
Equipment: Bubble blower
Duration: 10 minutes
Skill focus
Explore these skills for teaching tips
Activity summary
Physical literacy tips
  • Have your child blow their own bubbles to chase
  • Add the Bubble Song for children to sing along to as they play
  • Count how many bubbles you can pop
  • Begin to introduce jumping and blow the bubbles higher into the sky to encourage your child to jump to reach the bubbles