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Recycling Craft: Smiley Soap Pump

Make whimsical faces with liquid hand soap containers.
 

Learning Benefits

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Creativity

What You Need:

  • empty (clean and dry) soap pump with label removed
  • felt or craft foam and scissors
  • pom-poms tacky
  • glue

What To Do:

1. Cut face shapes (eyes, mouth, hair) out of the felt or foam and glue them to the soap pump. Allow to dry.

2. Add other designs by gluing on pom-poms (such as a nose, hair, etc.). Allow to dry.

Tip: We used the bottle from Kiss My Face Kids’ Foaming Hand Wash — the label peels off easily and cleanly. Plus it’s nontoxic soap!

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Photo Credit: Tara Donne

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