As prescribed by Paulina Constancia
Welcome to a new week here on Daily Dose of Art! This week we’re doing some bubble talk. We check out what different artists have done with bubbles. Today we start with paintings and tips for parents on bubble blowing.
The paintings below are evidence that bubble blowing has a universal human appeal and has stood the test of time. “Bubble blowers are among the oldest and most popular of children’s toys. Even when families had no money for toys, they could find a wire to twist into a circle and some soap for blowing bubbles.” (via bubble bowers.com)
“For the sheer joy it creates, blowing bubble is a great way to spend time with your little one.” But did you know… Researchers have also found a connection between bubble blowing and language development in young children. So you can turn your bubble time into a skill-building session if you want. via baby parenting.about.com
Tips on Bubble Blowing Fun for Parent & Child
So while blowing bubbles is magical for toddlers and twos, sometimes it’s a bit monotonous for Mom and Dad. How do you keep blowing? Make a game of it. From counting how many bubbles your tot can pop to creating your own crazy bubble dance, there are countless ways to making blowing bubbles more than just about the bubbles. And to make it more than something so fleeting, you can create bubble prints with each pop.
Learn more on babyparenting.about.com
Click here to learn how to make bubble print pictures
Make your own bubble solution
Learn more about soap bubbles on wikipedia
Learn about the history of bubble blowers on bubble blowers.com
Check out this Bubbles Time Lapse Painting by Ondrea Mays
For those interested in painting bubbles here are some useful tutorials on ehow:
How to Make a Bubble Look Real in a Painting
How to Paint Bubbles on Walls
So do…try blowing bubbles as a bonding activity with your little child. Learn ways to make it more fun for both of you. As About.com suggests – how about some counting? crazy dancing?bubble printing?