Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Day 24: 31 Days of Pinterest: Glowing Bubbles

This is another early pin I pinned when I began using Pinterest and was so excited to try out!  Tonight the kids and I went to the Drive-in to see Brave and brought this along... what a perfect setting to have some glowing bubbles!

Glowing Bubbles

All you need are bubbles, glow sticks (I used four for each jar of bubbles), and a pair of scissors to cut the sticks open.  

Cut open the glow sticks and dump in the contents.  I found you need to cut one end, then hold that end over the bubbles while cutting the opposite end to make a straw so the liquid flows right out.  

I did the first two containers, but when I tried to blow a bubble, even though it was still pretty light, it just didn't look like they were glowing AT ALL.  So with the last container I dumped out half the bubbles before adding the liquid (above).  You can see that the liquid glows bright in the bubbles, but when mixed and blown, the bubbles DO NOT GLOW.

We even waited until it got quite dark and then tried once more when it was pitch black, but NO GLOW.

Original pin found HERE.

FAILED to be a pin that works! :(

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I am a single mom to four amazing kids; each of whom just happen to have been adopted. The first three were adopted through foster care, and we just completed an international adoption from Haiti. Our family has grown through adoption and I am all the more blessed to know each of my children. I worship a mighty God, teach Special Ed, love bargains, and am inspired by Pinterest... come along with us for the ride!

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