Molded - Bath Time Crayons
soap flakes and water. Add food coloring and put mixture into lightly greased
ice cube trays, candy or soap molds. Press soap dough into molds lightly and let
dry over night before un-molding.
Shaped - Bath Time Crayons
your hands with vegetable oil first! Mix the soap and water to make the
consistency of play dough. Put a few drops of vegetable oil and your hands and
rub between the palms of your hands so the soap won't stick to your hands while
Soap on a Rope
You'll need some string. Shape the soap
with your hands. Cut a piece of string and tie the ends together. Push the knot
gently into the your finished shape. Let the completed soap dry before hanging
it by the rope.
Cookie Cutter Soap Shapes
Pat or roll out mixture
and let kids use cookie cutters or theme cutters to make individual soaps. Make
"soap on a rope" by cutting two identical pieces and sandwiching the string
between the layers.
Multi-color Soap or Soap on a Rope:
soaps by using identical shapes of different colors and sandwiching them
Small cookie cutters make nice shapes in guest-soap size that
can be placed in a small wicker basket for a gift, bathroom display or drawer
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