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'Visit Me' Guest Soaps
This Grandparents Day, make grandma and grandpa's visit sweet and bubbly with these pretty "visit me" guest soaps!
What You'll Need:
Fun-shaped cookie cutters
Decorative stickers or labels
Clear or colored plastic wrap
Put 2 cups of soap flakes into a mixing bowl. Squeeze a few drops of food coloring into 1/2 cup of water and add it to the soap flakes. Use your hands to mix it until the soap is evenly colored. If the mixture is sticky, add a little more soap. If it is dry and crumbly, add a little more water. When it is smooth like clay, form small balls and press them down on a clean counter.
You can cut fancy soap shapes with cookie cutters, then put soap shapes on a plate to harden for 2 days. If you want, you can decorate each soap with a sticker or a label with a special message written on it, such as "Thanks for visiting!" Wrap each soap with plastic wrap, and tie it with a pretty ribbon. Show your grandparents what a thoughtful host you are by putting a group of soaps into a bowl in their room the next time they come to visit.
It looks like you've made plenty for grandma and grandpa's house. Now it's time to give them something they can read in front of the fireplace. Continue to the next section to learn how to make a "When I was Young" Book.For more fun activities and crafts for kids, see: