I’ve had this recipe on my site for over six years. Since it’s become buried among all the food recipes, I decided to pull it out and share it again. I first made this when Elias turned 6. As far as I can remember, his 6th birthday was about twenty minutes ago. But in fact, Elias is now 12 – and not so much into bubble baths. (He is learning some great card tricks, though!)
Why make homemade bubble bath? Well, because it’s fun. Because it is very inexpensive. Because you can personalize it if you want to give it as a gift. And because you can use ingredients you feel good about.
I think making this together with your kids, then letting them enjoy using it might just be a very helpful way to get through these spring/winter/warm/cold/rainy/windy/crazy days many of us are experiencing this March!
Homemade Bubble Bath
1/2 cup shampoo (I use this shampoo)
3/4 cup water
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
In a bowl, mix the shampoo and water until well combined. Add salt and stir until it thickens slightly. Use a funnel to pour it into a bottle.
To use this Bubble Bath, pour a few Tablespoons into the bath water as the tub is filling. Have fun!