Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Stegosaurus Soap

by Jane (follow)
5 to 10s (599)      Over 10s (376)      Medium (236)      Dinosaur (14)      Mold (3)      Soap (2)     


stegosaurus soap, dinosaur soap, homemade soap, DIY soap tutorial, mold your own soap, melt and mold soap, novelty soap, kids soap, homemade soap tutorial
Stegosaurus soap


Mould your own themed soap to make hand washing much more fun. We made a stegosaurus but you could make any shape depending on what mold you can find. If you're making large quantities, it's probably cheaper and more effective to buy specialist 'melt and pour' soap as a starting material. However, if you're just making a few pieces, a bar of transparent soap from the supermarket will do the trick.

Warning - this activity involves chopping and very hot liquids, so parental supervision is required.

Time: 10 minutes
Age: 5-10's, Over 10's
Level: Medium

Materials
Transparent soap (we used Pears brand)
Microwaveable container
Silicone muffin mould



melted soap, soap in microwave, molten soap, pears soap melt, pears soap microwave, microwave soap, how to melt soap, transparent soap
Our dinosaur mould was bought in KMart Australia




melted soap, soap in microwave, molten soap, pears soap melt, pears soap microwave, microwave soap, how to melt soap, transparent soap
Transparent soap


Method
Chop the soap bar into chunks - the smaller the better.
Put soap chunks into a dry microwaveable container.



stegosaurus soap, dinosaur soap, homemade soap, DIY soap tutorial, mold your own soap, melt and mold soap, novelty soap, kids soap, homemade soap tutorial
Soap chunks ready to melt


Heat in microwave on low power for 10 seconds at a time, swirling the container at each interval to help melt the soap chunks.
Stop as soon as it's just melted - make sure you don't overdo it by letting the soap start to bubble.



melted soap, soap in microwave, molten soap, pears soap melt, pears soap microwave, microwave soap, how to melt soap, transparent soap
Melted soap


Pour straight into the silicone muffin mould. The melted soap will start to solidify very quickly so you need to do this step immediately.



stegosaurus soap, dinosaur soap, homemade soap, DIY soap tutorial, mold your own soap, melt and mold soap, novelty soap, kids soap, homemade soap tutorial
Melted soap in mould


Leave to cool and set for at least an hour.
Pop out the soap from the mould.



stegosaurus soap, dinosaur soap, homemade soap, DIY soap tutorial, mold your own soap, melt and mold soap, novelty soap, kids soap, homemade soap tutorial


Categories
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Medium
#Dinosaur
#Mould
#Soap
I like this Article - 19
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Jane
This pretty fairy card is easy to make and is an ideal birthday card for a best friend
10 likes
Here's a super quick and easy idea for a homemade Father's Day gift which costs very little
12 likes
Have fun decorating a terracotta pot with paint and Sharpie pens
6 likes
Create some quick and easy chocolate Halloween bats - perfect for a Halloween party treat! Look out...
12 likes
Create some easy superhero cuffs to complete a great homemade superhero costume
4 likes
Recycle some egg cartons to make your own decorated egg boxes
6 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
If you go into any Chinese supermarket, you'll likely find a section with packs of joss paper
5 likes
Create some easy Christmas tree place cards for your Christmas party table
8 likes
Going camping with a baby can be a daunting prospect
1529 views
Here's an idea to make a family walk with little ones more fun
177 views
ID: 2863
[ Submit a Comment ]
This is very cool - it would make a great hand made birthday present!
Trending Articles
This is the perfect way to recycle an empty cardboard box
9 likes
With Easter break looming, keep the kids busy with this paper butterfly craft, for some decoration i...
11 likes
This fun and easy collage only requires a few materials, and is a great way for kids to mess around ...
7 likes
If you ran out of ideas to make your kid try something new this summer, this article is all you will...
8 likes
With Earth Day almost a month away (22nd April), let the kids be inspired by Dr Seuss' The Lorax to ...
7 likes
With the beginning of the year, we are naturally prone to take new resolutions
7 likes
The busy box or quiet box is a box of activities that can be pulled out when you need to get somethi...
12 likes
With this new semester beginning, make this DIY frame with kids' help to make them get more organise...
2 likes
Using just a handful of easily sourced materials, this activity is fun, affordable and very easy, ev...
21 likes
Let your kids get creative with empty egg cartons, paint and googly eyes to make some crazy fun (not...
9 likes
Categories
Under 5s (577)
Any Age (398)
Over 10s (376)
Baby (11)
Links (1)
Easy (838)
Medium (236)
Hard (36)
Trending on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version