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 (610)      Over 10s (381)      Medium (241)      Dinosaur (16)      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
Making things with plaster of Paris is surprisingly easy and not as messy as you might think
10 likes
These yummy bite-sized frozen smoothie pops are so easy that even little kids can make them with...
10 likes
This super heli spinner is quick, cheap and easy to make and will amaze children young and old
13 likes
This is a fun Christmas craft to do with a group of children
6 likes
This is a fun messy sensory activity, best done outside on a sunny day
15 likes
Make your own snail pets using old snail shells you have collected
13 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
These wire place card holders are cheap and easy to make - perfect if you need to make lots for a bi...
8 likes
IPads are a great way to keep kids busy on long journeys or while waiting for appointments
1270 views
A pirate theme room is lots of fun for a boy or girl
10 likes
ID: 2863
[ Submit a Comment ]
This is very cool - it would make a great hand made birthday present!
Trending Articles
Create a chunky underwater-themed necklace or decorations for the home
3 likes
These bookmarks are easy to make and most importantly are sure to stay in place
3 likes
This is a great craft to make use of recycled cereal boxes
1 like
A fun and cheap game to create for a hot day
6 likes
Similar to a snow globe, you can create your own flitter storm by giving this jar a good shake
8 likes
You will have the kids squealing with delight when you set up a balloon rocket! Best of all, you wil...
8 likes
Turn jelly into finger food! This is a fun activity for kids to do with an adult
3 likes
Using store-bought cardboard shapes, or ones you have made yourself, kids of all ages can have f...
3 likes
Inspirational quotes on a watercolour background seem to be everywhere right now
8 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
3 likes
Categories
Under 5s (587)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (381)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (872)
Medium (241)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version