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How to make a Colored Frozen Bubble: Snow day fun!

Have you ever tried to create a frozen bubble? We’ve put a twist on this winter activity and made the bubbles colored. It’s the perfect snow day activity!

Create a colored frozen bubble! This snow day activity is a great way to mix it up and sneak in a little play-based learning!

Colored Frozen Bubble

Yeah, we finally got a snow day!! So after the chili was started and the homemade hot cocoa was simmering on the stove, it was time to go out and play in the snow.  

However, this wasn’t heavy snow. So there were no snowballs, forts, or snowmen to be made.

It was light and fluffy so we needed something else to do. We need a fun snow day activity!  So we decided to make a colored frozen bubble.

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No time to make do winter activity now? Pin it for later!

If you don’t have any snow right now, pin it to your kids’ activity ideas board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready.

Images of bubbles freezing in the snow. Text reads: "Snow day fun! Frozen bubbles. Click for the tutorial"

Tips for your frozen bubble activity

  • Remove a bit of the bubble mixture from the bottle. This helps to keep the little fingers from getting too wet.
  • Make sure the weather is cold enough. When we took these pictures it was about 20 degrees.
  • Try to choose a day that isn’t too windy. You don’t want your bubbles blowing away before landing on the snow.
  • Experiment with the amount of food coloring you use. Let your kids add more to see how the colors change.

Prepping your snow day activity

When the snow is dry this is the perfect snow day activity! The kids will be learning while they play! Watch these colored bubbles freeze before your eyes!

Create snow day memories with this frozen bubble activity.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Active Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Difficulty Easy


  1. Remove the wands from the bubble bottles
  2. Add a good amount of food coloring to the bubble mixture.
  3. Now Start blowing bubbles.
  4. When they touch the snow they leave so much color.
  5. Now, wait and watch.


The frozen bubble will still blow away, getting pictures was tricky. This was such a fun snow day activity. I can’t wait to do it again!! The leftover snow is pretty too.

 Painting in the Snow

This inspired us to paint in the snow. Just use the leftover bubbles and add it to a squirt bottle.

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Image of a frozen bubble with blue color. Text reads "how to make frozen bubbles"

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