While working with my kids on science projects and activities at home, I realized how many of these things use liquid soap as an ingredient.
It’s funny that you can use something for one purpose so many times and not think about all the other ways it can be used! Turns out, there are many cool things to make with liquid soap.
Soap Crafts, Activities, Experiments, and More
This made me scour the internet for fun soap ideas and cool things to make with soap and I was not disappointed! There are so many cool soap projects, experiments, sensory play, and even crafts to make.
I was so excited about these soap crafts, that I put together a huge list of fun things to make using liquid soap (hand and dish).
21 Things To Make With Liquid Soap
Color Changing Soap Experiment
Watching the milk fat react to the colors in this science project will mesmerize your kiddos.
Dish Soap Slime Recipe
Make dish soap silly putty with just two ingredients, with this idea from Smart School House. This is so much fun!
How To Make Soap Foam
No child can resist the inviting textures and rich colors of these rainbow soap foam bubbles, from Fun at Home With Kids.
Elephant Toothpaste Science Project
Have you ever made elephant toothpaste? This is science experiment, from Come Together Kids, is so cool!
Soap Snow Globe
Make your very own personalized snow globe, from DIY Projects! This is great for the holidays or would be great to give as a gift.
Liquid Soap Surface Tension Experiments
Explore surface tension with this fun science activity for kids. Use different toys and items you have around the house!
Soap Foam Art
Use soap bubbles to make art! This project from Fireflies and Mud Pies is as gorgeous as it is fun.
DIY Shower Jelly
While a grown-up will need to make this one, kids will have a blast with Rookie Mag‘s DIY Shower Jelly!
Slime With Dish Soap And Cornstarch
This cornstarch dough, from Little Bins for Little Hands, looks so pretty, and feels so incredible in little hands.
How cool are these bouncing bubbles, from Play At Home Mom! These unpoppable bubbles are better than the ones you’ve seen in those infomercials.
More Cool Things To Make With Liquid Soap
Make Kinetic Sand With Soap
Did you know you could make your own kinetic sand at home? Here’s how! It’s so easy to make and so much fun to play with.
Toddler Shaking Bottle With Liquid Soap
These shaking bottles for little ones are so much fun and can be made in so many ways! Plus, these discovery bottles would make great calming bottles as well.
Dish Soap Science Fair Projects
Use liquid soap and a few other ingredients you have in your kitchen to make this fun rainbow in a jar, from Playdough to Plato.
Liquid Dish Soap Window Cling
Make fun window clings to decorate your home for the holidays, with this idea from The Polka Dotted Turtle.
Soapy Squishy Marble Maze
This squishy marble maze, from Therapy Fun Zone, is a super clever sensory activity.
Soap Paint Recipe
Make your own bath tub paints for lots of bath time fun! Who knew the bathtub would make the best canvas?
Paintable Chalk Made With Dish Soap
Wanting to spend more time outside? You can make paintable chalk with this fun DIY recipe.
Funny Soap Dispenser Craft
Put your kids in the soap bottle with this cool craft from Come Together Kids! Kids will love washing their hands with this.
Soap Tornado In A Jar
Mom Insane Fit’s tornado in a bottle is one of kids’ most favorite science experiments!
Soap Sensory Bottle
Make a suspended beads calming bottle for a fun and soothing activity for kids. from Fun at Home With Kids.
How To Make Huge Bubbles
Looking for a soap activity that will bring you right back to your own childhood? Try The Nerd’s Wife‘s Easy Gigantic Bubbles for fun outside play the whole family will enjoy!
More Experiments to Try
If these soap crafts and experiments got you into a scientific mood, you can continue the fun with more science experiments:
- 10 Science Experiments You Can’t Help But Watch
- Science Experiments That Are Soda-Eriffic!
- 12 Preschool Science Experiments
- 10 Weather Science Experiments
What’s your favorite common household item to craft with? Let us know in the comments below, we’d love to hear!