Making Mother's Day Gift of Bath Salts

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Description

Using epsom salts to fill jam jars, add food colouring and scent, and decorate.

Resources

Jam jar per child (smallish size unless you have lots of salt!)
Epsom Salts - Recommend about 5kg for 24 jars
Pens
Card/Gift Tags
Ribbon

Instructions

Just add the salt to each child's jar, discuss the effects of the different colours of food colour and mix and match as needed. I would only just a couple of drops to start with and add as necessary. Add scent if wished. I used Rose Water essence but anything is good. You could also add glitter if you wanted. The children can then decorate as they wish.

You could run this activity over a couple of weeks and have jar painting if you have the equipment/space to store.#

Our boys absolutely loved this activity.

Tags

  • epsom salts
  • food colouring
  • Gift
  • Jam jars

Badge Links

  • Creative - Colouring
  • Creative Activity - Knowledge
  • Creative Activity - Take part