Monday, 19 February 2018

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Can Do

Kia ora, talofa!
Kiwi kids can do anything they set their mind to, especially if they have a pair of older hands to help them :o)
We've got a list of things you might like to make and do which we keep adding to. We'd love to have your ideas included here too so email us with your favourite thing to make or do.

This Week's Can Do

Paige's Bath Bombs

Bath bombs are great. They are super easy to make and super enjoyable to use. Paige and I show you how to make some Bath Bombs on this week's video.

6 tablespoons baking soda the help of an adult  
3 tablespoons citric acid  ½ cup of water
3 tablespoons cornflour  drop of food colouring 
a drop of perfume, essence or essential oil
some moulds (recycled plastic containers or old chocolate moulds)
- Spoon the dry ingredients (baking soda, citric acid and cornflour) into a bowl and mix them together, squashing any lumps out of the mix.
- In a small container mix the wet ingredients (water, perfume/essence/essential oil and food colouring) 
- Stir a spoonful of the liquid into the dry ingredients; then another. You will notice the mix fizzes. You’ll also only need about three spoonful’s of liquid as the mixture needs to be dry and crumbly.
- Pinch some of the powder mixture together with your fingers. If it clumps together it’s ready. Add a drop or two of water if it doesn’t clump and a little sprinkle of cornflour if it’s too wet.
- Pack your moulds tightly with the mixture, then leave them to sit for about a day, on the window sill or in the hot water cupboard.  You can gently tip the shapes out of the mould after a few minutes if you would ike to make more of that shape.
- Pop them into a container. Make a special card and - ta da you’ve got the perfect gift for Mother’s Day or any day.  You don’t even need to have a bath. If you make the small enough you can pop them in a bucket of water while you soak your feet!
- For other ideas, arts, crafts and games head to my website for the link to the YouTube channel. 
Click HERE for a PDF of the recipe and ideas for how to make your own Bath Bombs
And Click HERE to go to the YouTube Channel


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