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Fluffy Bathtub Paint

Simple bathtub paint recipe that is thick enough to pipe, paint, squish and draw with. Your kids will love the exploding experiment this paint recipe uses
  • Toni Jensen

    Soap paint - kids craft idea

  • J Smartt

    Fluffy Bath Paint, using the microwaved ivory soap bar (see fun stuff for the kiddos)

  • Courtney Guthrie

    Fluffy Bathtub Paint!!! Start with the ivory soap experiment and then here is a recipe that uses your microwaved ivory soap cloud!

  • C'Ann Matherly

    Bath Tub Paint made with microwaved Ivory soap

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Fluffy Bathtub Paint - Here's what to make after you've tried the "microwave a bar of ivory soap" experiment.

Ivory soap - You may recall that Ivory soap floats in water. The reason for that is that unlike other soap, it has a a bunch of air whipped into it. This is important because when you microwave it, all those tiny air bubbles expand and make your soap look like this

  • Clay & Cloth

    I just love this kids face.

  • Gloria Harris

    yep. it also smells so strongly that it gave me a headache.

  • Pam McKenna

    I think I'll try this, but will try a smaller piece first.

  • Matthew Villani

    For me the Ivory smelled pretty mild, especially compared to other soaps I tried like Irish Spring, Coast, and Dial (although Dial made an Ivory-like soap cloud)

fluffy bath paints (aka what to do with left over microwaved Ivory soap) - would be a fun end to a messy art party

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! This is awesome!

Pinner said - Place a bar of Ivory soap in the microwave for two minutes to make a soap cloud. We then turned it into bathtub paint. The kids loved it! (I was probably just as entertained.)

  • James

    Is there any particular brand of ivory soap that works best?

Science behind Ivory Soap in the Microwave { this almost makes me wish we had a microwave}

Kool-aid bath paint recipe- fluffy, FUN, & will make the whole home smell amazing!

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! Fun for kids!

  • Black Dragon

    I tried this once and the soap just melted into a brown goo.