Not only do kids of all ages love to blow bubbles there are many activities they can play
that revolve around bubbles too. And one of the activities is to make the actual bubble
solution. If you decide to skip this step and use store-bought bubbles that is fine too.
Everyone knows that to make your own bubble solution you mix dish detergent and water
but here is a recipe that will yield bigger and stronger bubbles: ½ cup of dish soap, 1 ½
cups of water, and 2 teaspoons of sugar. Mix it up in a large container and you are done.
If there are quite a few kids playing, make a large batch of the solution and fill up a
kiddie pool with it. No spilling or waiting turns to use the bubble solution.
If you are making your own bubble solution, you will also need to find or make bubble
wands too. Here are some ideas to use items around the house that kids will get a kick
* A (clean) flyswatter
* Turkey baster
* Slotted spoon
* Use the lid to a yogurt or margarine container with a hole cut in the middle
* A piece of string tied together into a loop
Have a bubble blowing contest, see who can blow the biggest bubble or see whose bubble
lasts the longest. Have a counting contest, challenge the kids to see who can blow the
most bubbles in a predetermined time frame. Or shout out a number and see who can
blow that many bubbles at once, no more or less.
And just let them have fun, kids love to have bubbles blown for them and then chase
them down and try to pop them all. You be the bubble blower and send them running to
burst all of your bubbles
The Climate of the Philippines is either tropical rainforest, tropical savanna or tropical monsoon, or humid subtropical (in higher-altitude areas) characterized by relatively high temperature, oppressive humidity and plenty of rainfall. There are two seasons in the country, the wet season and the dry season, based upon the amount of rainfall. This is dependent as well on your location in the country as some areas experience rain all throughout the year.
Based on temperature, the seven warmest months of the year are:
- from March to October; the winter monsoon brings cooler air
- from November to February
- May is the warmest month
- January, the coolest
There are four recognized climate types in the Philippines, and they are based on the distribution of rainfall (See the Philippine Climate Map). They are described as follows:
Type I. Two pronounced season: dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year.
Type II. No dry season with a pronounced rainfall from November to January.
Type III. Seasons are not very pronounced, relatively dry from November to April, and wet during the rest of the year.
Type IV. Rainfall is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.
Relative humidity is high in the Philippines. A high amount of moisture or vapor in the air makes hot temperatures feel hotter. This quantity of moisture is due to different factors - the extraordinary evaporation from the seas that surrounds the country on all sides, to the different prevailing winds in the different seasons of the year, and finally, to the abundant rains so common in a tropical country. The first may be considered as general causes of the great humidity, which is generally observed in all the islands throughout the year. The last two may influence the different degree of humidity for the different months of the year and for the different regions of the Archipelago.