Soap Crayons

Do you have little ones who love to play in the bath? I know I did and if I let them stay in there for the entire day they would look like a prune, but would be loving it! Here is how to make your own soap crayons that are perfect for those baths!

MATERIALS:

Mild powdered laundry soap
Food coloring
Ice cube trays or other small molds
Water

PROCEDURE:

Add about 1 cup of the powdered laundry soap to bowl. Slowly add water by the teaspoon until it becomes a thick liquid mixture. Stir well and begin adding food coloring until it is the color you like.

Pour into ice cube trays or other small mold. Set in a sunny, dry spot for a few days to allow crayons to harden. When hard, remove from mold and use!

NOTE: Test on your bathtub sides and walls before allowing your child to use them.

Written by Brandie Valenzuela. Reprinted by permission.

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