If you haven’t made soap foam yet, what are you waiting for? Soap foam is a super simple sensory play recipe that kids will love and you’ll feel good about making for them. A simple water activity that’s a treat for the senses.  We love homemade sensory ideas!

SOAP FOAM SENSORY PLAY

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SOAP FOAM FOR KIDS

Did you know that homemade sensory play materials like this fluffy soap  foam  are amazing for helping young kids develop an awareness of their senses? YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Fairy Dough Recipe  You don’t need expensive play materials to connect with your kiddos! They will love helping you literally whip up this soap foam in the kitchen. Common household supplies make this an easy kids activity for indoor or outdoor play.

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SOAP FOAM RECIPE

This is a fluffy soap foam for your next sensory play recipe. Check out our foam dough recipe or our popular 2-ingredient super soft playdough for easy alternatives.

Click here for a fun rainbow playdough mat activity!

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YOU WILL NEED:

Soap foam is so easy to whip up and all you need is common household supplies!
  • 1.5 cups water
  • ¼ cup of dish soap
  • Lots of food coloring
  • Large bowl
  • Electric Beaters
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HOW TO MAKE SOAP FOAM

STEP 1:  First mix water, soap, and  food coloring gently in the bowl so it combines. You are going to need extra food coloring even though it may appear quite dark at first. I could have added more here! Pin STEP 2: Then grab the beaters and on high, with the bowl tipped, mix until you get bubbles going. Beat for 2 mins to get really tight bubbles! Pin Pin Pin
STEP 3: Transfer foam to a play tray.
STEP 4:  Make more colors if desired. Mixing Tip: The tighter the bubbles, the longer play will last but you can re-whip the soap foam! YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Sand Foam Pin

FOAM SOAP PLAY IDEAS

  • Set up a treasure hunt with plastic or acrylic jewels.
  • Add a favorite theme with plastic figures .
  • Add foam letters or numbers for an early learning activity.
  • Make an ocean theme like we did!
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HOW TO CLEAN UP SOAP FOAM

This sensory foam is perfect for an afternoon of play! You can lay down a shower curtain or tablecloth under the container to minimize bubbles everywhere! If it’s a nice day, take it outside and it won’t matter if you get bubbles everywhere. What about the bathtub? Wouldn’t this bubbly foam be fun to add (do not try to make in the tub because electricity and water do NOT mix) When you are done with your soap foam, wash it down the drain! Also check out our taste safe chick pea foam! Pin

MORE FUN RECIPES TO TRY

MAKE THIS BUBBLY FOAM SOAP FOR KIDS TODAY!

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