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Bubble Popping Letters

To make this bubble popping letters activity, I took a scrap piece of bubble wrap and wrote different things (mirrored) on the back side with a sharpie. Then we played a listening game with it. I’d tell B to pop the bubble that has a circle in it or pop the bubble that has the word “love” in it.
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B had fun popping the bubbles and it was a great way to practice listening and following directions. When all of the bubbles were popped, he won! You could also play this game with letters, numbers, shapes, emotions, words, or right/left arrows.

This idea was inspired by a bubble popping bingo game I saw on a different blog. If it was your blog, please let me know so I can link it.

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13 Comments

  • Reply The Mom I Want To Be

    What an awesome idea! It’s also going to be a great way for my bubble popping kids to practice a bit of self control 😉

    January 3, 2011 at 6:18 pm
  • Reply Carissa

    What a cute, simple idea! I love it!

    January 3, 2011 at 8:22 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    Oh how fun! I still remember popping bubble wrap as a kid- but this is educational too! Now, if I only had some bubble wrap 🙁

    January 3, 2011 at 8:53 pm
  • Reply The Miller family

    such a great listening activity…..I can’t wait to try it

    January 3, 2011 at 10:12 pm
  • Reply Jenn @ Delicious Ambiguity

    What a neat idea! My son would love it! I cannot wait to try 🙂

    January 3, 2011 at 10:46 pm
  • Reply Plants seeds of knowledge...for our future!

    Ingenious! Great idea, this would make a great center in my classroom! I can see lots of possibilities for peer learning and mentoring!

    January 3, 2011 at 11:55 pm
  • Reply Deborah

    That is an awesome idea!

    January 4, 2011 at 1:07 am
  • Reply Kristi@Creative Connections for Kids

    Very, very clever. I guess I’ll have to learn to share my bubble wrap…I love popping it too.

    January 4, 2011 at 1:30 am
  • Reply Smita Srivastava

    A very Happy new year to you n ur family , loved going thru ur wonderful blog !!!

    – Smita
    http://www.littlefoodjunction.blogspot.com
    (fun foods for little eaters

    January 4, 2011 at 4:33 am
  • Reply Heather @ Creative Family Moments

    After Christmas we have a lot of that bubble wrap around. Sweet!

    January 7, 2011 at 3:16 pm
  • Reply Janice

    This is great! Thanks for all the fun ideas!

    January 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm
  • Reply Darcey

    This is a great activity! I wanted to let you know that I posted it on my weekly favorites here: http://play2grow.blogspot.com/2011/01/weekly-favorites-for-january-9-2011.html Thanks for sharing.

    January 10, 2011 at 1:37 am
  • Reply Mommy Belle

    Thank you for sharing! I used your idea and made a variation of this game. I’m trying to teach my 4 yo daughter to recognize and count correctly from 10 to 20, so I started with the #’s 10-14 and wrote the #’s on each bubble. Then I would tell her I was thinking of a number after, before or between another #. She had to find and pop the correct bubble and then color in the bubble if she was correct. Then she’d ask me a question. I threw in ABC’s to make it easier for her to ask me questions. Whoever got three bubbles in a row won the game. So, it was basically Bubble Wrap Tic Tac Toe.

    Thanks for your great ideas! I love following your blog!

    January 16, 2011 at 5:47 am
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