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This is what happens when you microwave a bar of Ivory soap! Then you can tear it up, color it, and mold it into shapes!  It's not wet and messy, either!

Kitchen Craft: Soap Clouds! {And homemade kiddie tub soaps

Soap Clouds--Microwave Ivory soap to make it expand then form into new little soaps. I may have to try this with my kids for a neat science experiment.

Soap Clouds   1 bar of IVORY soap.    MUST BE IVORY!  Put in the microwave for 2 minutes.  After 20 seconds it starts to change.

Use soap for Silly Science, soap boxes for Pet Rock homes. Soap Clouds 1 bar of IVORY soap. MUST BE IVORY! Put in the microwave for 2 minutes. After 20 seconds it starts to change.

Grow your kid’s imagination using Play-Doh compound! These adorable succulents are easy to make, combining shapes, colors and patterns. Once you’ve made all the ones from this video, start branching out. For a fun game, find new plants and try creating those out of Play-Doh compound too!

Who does not love play-doh on Saturday's! Step up the difficulty with this beautiful play-doh succulents!

One of the most sought after products in the Lush line is the Gold Shimmy Shimmer Lotion Bars. While Lush products can cost a little much sometimes, they are all organic which means you can buy all the ingredients you need to make their products. The recipe below will give you nearly the same product you can buy from the store without spending as much money.

Coconut Oil (Organic, Virgin, Cold-Pressed, Pure & UnRefined)

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super easy homemade bath crayons.

Homemade bath crayons - Buy some glycerin soap at a craft store. Melt it in the microwave, add food coloring, and pour into a mold. I used an ice cube tray. Takes about an hour to cool completely, then pop out of the mold and you have crayons!

Paint that grows. Mix 1 cup flour, 3 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt, and enough water to make consistency of pancake batter. Divide into 4 parts and put in snack size Ziploc baggies along with food coloring. Squish it around to mix up the colors. Rubber band like icing bag and snip tiny hole. Squeeze to paint and then pop paper in microwave for 30-45 seconds and watch the paint puff up and grow.

Homemade Microwave Puffy Paint cup of flour, 3 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt-mix with water to pancake consistency. put in baggies-add color-mix-snip corner of baggie & paint. Pop in microwave sec & watch paint puff up!

Arts & Crafts: Instead of buying beads-1 c. pasta (per color) + 2 T. rubbing alcohol + 2-3 drops food coloring = colored pasta beads!

Coloured Pasta Beads… 1 c. pasta (per color) + 2 T. rubbing alcohol + drops food coloring = colored pasta beads Christmas garland for the kids tree

Squirt Gun Painting - looks fun, but is probably a pretty messy project.

Squirt Gun Painting

Squirt Gun Painting - Fireflies and Mud Pies Squirt gun painting is such an awesome summer art activitiy! - Fireflies and Mud Pies Should you appreciate arts and crafts you will love our info!