Soap Foam Recipe

Foam is one of those things I do for my kids at least once a month, and to be honest, I think itโ€™s more for me than for them, it keeps them busy and out of my hair for at least 20 minutes! My kids are going through a super โ€œwhineyโ€ phase which is driving me nuts, so Iโ€™m looking to all the distractions I can get ๐Ÿ™‚


As I donโ€™t supervise this activity as close as others, (I let them go buck wild), I prefer them to be made out of more natural ingredients. I know there are a ton of more โ€œfoamyโ€ foam recipes out there, but I prefer using these as the ingredients are more simple.


So here is my go to foam recipe, and all you need is dishwashing liquid, water and an electric beater. Food colouring is optional.

Put about 2 TBSP of dish washing liquid in a large mixing bowl that containsย about 1/4ย cup of water. Using an electric beater, place it on high until lots of foam forms. I normally add in the water bit by bit as I prefer a โ€œstifferโ€ foam. You can add a drop of food colouring if you wish, just be careful, the darker colours stain a bit more (see picture below, whoopsย ๐Ÿ™‚ ).

NOTE: The MORE dish soap you use the stiffer/ foamier your foam is, have fun!





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