Bubble Flute

by littleBits September 9, 2013

Create bubbles with the sound of your voice.

Bits used: fan, power , sound trigger


Videos and Recipes


  1. 1

    Start with this circuit: power + sound trigger + fan

  2. 2

    Cut a hole in the bottom of the cup.

  3. 3

    Place fan on the hole you just made. Make sure the fan blows air into the cup.

  4. 4

    Tape the fan into place. Make sure no air is escaping from the seam.

  5. 5

    Tape to the end of a ruler.

  6. 6

    Connect Bits modules to other end of the ruler with rubber bands.

  7. 7

    Use the screwdriver to adjust the sensitivity of the sound trigger to your liking.

  8. 8

    Dip the rim of the cup in a bowl of bubble solution. (Pro Tip: Don't have bubble solution? Mix dish soap with water.)

  9. 9

    Blow into sound trigger and watch the bubbles come out! What other sounds make the bubbles blow? Try clapping, singing or stomping.

Bits used (3)


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Other Materials Used (5)

  • bubble solution 1
  • duct tape 1
  • plastic cup 1
  • rubber bands 1
  • ruler 1

Tools (1)

  • box cutter
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