These bath time recipes include a variety of fun ideas including
soap crayons, bubble bath recipes, and homemade bath bombs.
These not only make some fun experiences for children, you can
create these recipes for gifts as well!
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Bath Time Recipes
1/2 Cup liquid hand soap
1 Cup Epsom salt
5 drops glycerin
Few drops of food coloring
Few drops of essential oil
Mix all ingredients well in a container or jar. Shake right before
using. Pour several tablespoons into a bathtub while water is
running and enjoy.
Homemade Soap Bubble Recipe
1 Cup distilled water
1/2 Cup glycerin
1 Tablespoon liquid detergent such as Dawn or Palmolive
Combine together and store in a plastic container.
Soap Crayons Recipe
ice cube tray
30-40 drops liquid food coloring
2 tbsp. hot water for each crayon
1 Cup soap flakes
Choose colors you'd like to create. You will need a bowl for each
color. Add 2 Tbsp and 1 Cup soap to a bowl. Stir together until well
blended if you'd like a darker color add more food coloring.
Stir until thickens which will take several minutes. Press soap
mixture into ice cube trays. Let sit overnight. When ready to take
out of the trays pop out as you would frozen ice. Banging on the
counter if needed. Store in plastic containers.
Bubble Bath Soothing Milk Bath
2 Cups dry milk
1/2 Cup water
2 chamomile tea bags
Boil water and add two tea bags. Let sit several minutes. Take out
and throw away tea bags. Add milk to tea water and add to a warm
1/2 Cup dry milk
1/2 Cup cornstarch
1 teaspoon dried herbs
Blend together and use in warm bath. Milk bath oil 1/4 Cup honey 1/2
Cup milk 1/4 Cup salt 2 Tablespoons baking soda 1/8 Cup baby oil
Combine ingredients together in glass jar. Add the lid and shake
well. Add to a warm bath.
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Bath Time Bubble Goo
by Dorinda (Wonewoc, WI USA)
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup clear liquid soap or your favorite bubble bath
(scented or unscented)
essential oil(s) (optional)
Food coloring (optional)
Jar with lid
Items to make jar label
Empty the envelope of gelatin into a mixing bowl. Set aside.
With adult help, heat water until it begins to boil. Immediately
remove water from heat. Carefully pour the hot water into mixing
bowl and gently mix with gelatin powder. Stir to completely
dissolve. This may take a few minutes.
Slowly stir the liquid soap into the gelatin. Add a drop of food
coloring and 5 drops of fragrance oil. Be careful not to stir the
mixture too hard or the bath goo will become foamy.
Pour bath goo into a clean container. Store bubble goo until set in
the refrigerator around 3 1/2 to 4 hours.
To give this bath time recipe as a gift:
Make a label for the jar using paper and ribbon. Attach label to jar
by punching a hole in one corner of the label. Thread ribbon through
the hole on the label, and tie it around the jar.
To use, scoop a small amount of goo into your hand and hold under
running water for fun treat.
Homemade Bath Bombs
1 Cup citric acid
2 Cups baking soda
2-3 drops of essential oils
Stir ingredients together in large bowl until well blended. Pack
into balls or if using plastic molds press down firmly. Allow to sit
1-2 days. Pop out of molds and wrap with plastic wrap or in Ziploc
A fun way to make bath fizzies or bath bombs and give as gifts!