'Visit Me' Guest Soaps Grandparent's Day Craft

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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:

Soap flakes

Measuring cup

Mixing bowl

Food coloring

Water

Fun-shaped cookie cutters

Decorative stickers or labels

Clear or colored plastic wrap

Ribbon

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.

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