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Milk Bubbles

Milk Bubbles
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Students will use milk and food coloring to make wild, fantastic milk bubbles – patterns which can be transferred to paper. Includes video.

By David Leatherwood [David is an artist from Florida]

What You Need:

  • cereal bowl
  • milk
  • oil
  • food coloring
  • toothpicks

What You Do:

  1. Pour milk into a cereal bowl
  2. Pour a thin layer of oil on top of the milk
  3. Add in a few drops of food coloring
  4. Pop the drops of food coloring with a toothpick
  5. Swirl the colors around and make beautiful designs!
  6. Optional: Place a sheet of white paper over top of the milk bubbles to make a print.


Watch this ‘How To Make Milk Bubbles’ video!

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