How To Make Dry Ice Bubbles

Fill Bubbles with Carbon Dioxide

This is what you get when you drop a piece of dry ice into bubble solution.
Anne Helmenstine

You can use sublimating dry ice to produce carbon dioxide gas to fill bubbles. A small piece of dry ice will produce cloudy bubbles for a long time. Here's what you do.

Dry Ice Bubble Materials

  • dry ice
  • bubble solution or soapy water
  • cup or small bowl

Make Dry Ice Bubbles

This is one of the easiest projects there is! Pour a little bubble solution into a bowl. If you don't have bubble solution, swish a small amount of liquid dishwashing detergent into water.
Use tongs or gloves to pick up a piece of dry ice. Add it to the bubble solution. That's it!