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  • Courtney Harris

    microwave Ivory soap (must be Ivory) for 1-2 minutes on parchment paper and it turns into this soap cloud. Cool. Then you can smash it up in a bowl and add food coloring and shape it into little soaps with cookie cutters. Cute idea!

  • Heather Bayer

    What a great craft idea for kids! 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!

  • Alicia LaGrassa

    My youngest did this as a homework science experiment in kindergarten. It was pretty neat - another pinner said - this is totally genius. And not just for kids! 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! Its not wet and messy, either! This is awesome!

  • Kari Kreitzburg

    FAIL!!! Besides the fact that the smell of microwaved Ivory soap gave us all headaches, I found that this idea was completely useless and a waste of time/$. IMO ...this is totally genius. And not just for kids! 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!

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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! This is awesome!

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This is totally genius. And not just for kids! 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! www.ourbestbites....

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