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Bit of fun to be had. Older kids enjoy making these and all kids enjoy using them! Make great gifts


Material

  • 1/2 cup Bicarb soda
  • 2-3 Tblsps Fresh lemon juice

Method

  1. Sieve bicarb into bowl to remove lumps
  2. OPTIONAL - if you want, you can add coconut oil now. This adds moisturizing properties to the bath bombs, but it will also weigh it down, and make it fizz less
  3. OPTIONAL - this is also the best time to add essential oils and food colouring, if using.
  4. Pour strained lemon juice into spray bottle. Carefully spray mixture in bowl while you keep stirring. Juice needs to be added with spray bottle to minimise fizzing of bicarb. Don't be afraid to make mixture wet. Check if the mixture clumps together by pushing it against the side of your bowl with back of spoon.
  5. OPTIONAL - if you want to add decorations, place in bottom of moulds
  6. Scoop spoonfuls of mixture into moulds and press down firmly with back of spoon. Set aside and leave for 2-3 days to dry out. Pop them out of moulds and enjoy
  7. I found silicone moulds work best as it's easier to get the bath bombs out.
    If your bombs crumble when unmoukding, just break up into a bowl and add more juice. Your initial mixture wasn't wet enough if it crumbles.




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  • mom462038
    • 20 Apr 2020
      6:00 pm

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  • Did anyone make these successfully mine were a miss couldn’t stay together once dried was a crumbled mess

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  • Wow so easy perfect for the kids over the school holidays thanks for sharing

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  • I think my daughter would love to make these

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  • Wow how awesome – my daughter would love to make these. I didn’t realise how easy they are to make!

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  • My daughter loves bath bombs, will definitely have to try this one.

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  • I love that this does not have too many added perfumes in it like bought ones

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  • What a great idea must try this over the holidays im sure my littles would love it

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  • This is fun. What a cheap and great gift idea especially for the kids little friends and can be personalised.

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  • Wow, makes it sound simple, and not lots needed to make them. Thanks.

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  • Sounds interesting, thanks!

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  • Ive never made a bath before. Looks easy.

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  • 2 ingredient simplicity and lots of fun too!

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  • These are also great to use as cleaning agents!
    I made these, and then pop a couple in the toilet – wait a bit, and then scrub away! Nice, easy, and low tox!

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  • Not as fizzy as shop bought, but a great budget friendly family activity, it’ll impress the kids

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  • Very cool!

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