Easy Homemade Cranberry Sugar Scrub Gift Kids Can Make

This easy sugar scrub recipe is easy enough that kids of all ages can help make it to give. This homemade sugar scrub recipe is cranberry making it a lovely red color perfect for the holiday season. The gift of homemade sugar scrub works great for teachers, parents, grandparents and friends.

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Let’s make sugar scrub!

Easy Cranberry Sugar Scrub Recipe

This cranberry sugar scrub is so easy to make and the end result smells so festive and good. enough to eat!

Making DIY sugar scrub is so satisfying because you are making it with quality ingredients and giving a gift that someone will actually use! Plus, this cranberry orange scented Christmas sugar scrub makes the perfect gifts.

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Easy homemade sugar scrub ingredients that include a: blender, coconut oil, sugar, and cranberries.
This is everything you need to make homemade sugar scrub at home.

Supplies Needed

Instructions to Make Cranberry Sugar Scrub

how to make cranberry sugar scrub - step one - cranberries in blender
Let’s start by adding the cranberries to the blender…

Step 1

Place your cranberries into your blender and blend until slightly lumpy.

how to make cranberry sugar scrub at home with kids - step 2 adding other ingredients.

Step 2

Add the sugar, coconut oil, and essential oil into the blender and continue to blend.

Christmas sugar scrub all blended in the blender.
This sugar scrub gift is so good for your skin. Cranberries are rich in collagen

Step 3

Remove from blender using a spoon and place into an airtight jar.

finished homemade cranberry sugar scrub recipe packaged as a gift that kids can make and give - Kids Activities Blog - red sugar scrub in glass gift container with gift tag.
Let’s give the gift of homemade sugar scrub!

Step 4

Tie some ribbon or twine around the container and attach a label.

Sugar Scrub Recipe Notes:

These essential oils work well instead of orange essential oil:

  • Lemon Essential Oil
  • Lime Essential Oil
  • Apple Essential Oil
  • Clove Essential Oil
  • Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
  • Thieves Essential Oil
  • Christmas Blends
DIY sugar scrub that is made of cranberries, in a jar, with a cranberry scrub tag, in the snow.
This DIY sugar scrub makes the perfect Christmas gift.

Cranberry Sugar Scrub

Cranberry Sugar Scrub

This cranberry DIY sugar scrub is not only easy to make, but it smells amazing! It is perfect for yourself or as a Christmas gift!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Active Time 30 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost $15-$20

Materials

  • 1 cup whole frozen or fresh cranberries (I used fresh)
  • 2 cups Imperial Sugar Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 12 drops orange essential oil  (lemon also works great with this recipe too)
  • Blender
  • Airtight container or jar
  • Free Printable Cranberry Sugar Scrub Labels

Tools

  • Blender

Instructions

  1. Place your cranberries into your blender and blend until slightly lumpy.
  2. Add the sugar, coconut oil, and essential oil into the blender and continue to blend. You want to reach a thick smoothie consistency.
  3. Remove from blender using a spoon and place into an airtight jar.
  4. Tie some ribbon or twine around the container and attach the label.
  5. Gift it someone special!

Notes

You don't have to use orange essential oil if you're not a fan of it. As mentioned before lemon will also go well as will:

  • Lime
  • Apple
  • Clove
  • Cinnamon Bark

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How did your homemade sugar scrub turn out? How did you package it to give as a gift?

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