HOMEMADE CHRISTIMAS GIFT IDEAS

Yes it is now that time of year to start thinking of Christmas Gift Ideas. There are so many things you can do, but below are a couple of simple gift ideas you can make with your kids. They will love getting their hands dirty, mixing the ingredients together and packing them for their friends and family. What a great way the kids can be involved in Christmas Gift Giving.

Bath Salts

  • Epsom Salt, Dead Sea Salt or Rock Salt
  • Essential Oil of your choice, e.g. Lavender, Rose, Sandalwood.
  • Food Colour
  • Rubber Gloves and Apron

Make sure you put on your rubber gloves and apron first. Make a base of Salts, you can use a mix of different Salts for different textures. Then add a few drops of colour at a time and mix together with your hands. When the colour is consistant throughout add your essential oils and mix again thoroughly. Put into Bags or Glass containers decorate with ribbons.

Bath Bombs

  • Bicarb Soda
  • Citric Acid
  • Sweet Almond Oil
  • Essential Oil of your choice, e.g. Lavender, Orange, Geranium
  • Food Colour
  • Rubber Gloves and Apron
  • Plastic Moulds

Make sure you put on your rubber gloves and apron first. Mix 4 part of Bicarb Soda to 1 part Citric Acid; add a few drops of sweet almond oil and mix until clumps together; add food colour and essential oil, working quickly mix together so that it does not fizz. Mould with your hands or put into a pre oiled mould. If using moulds leave to set for 24 hours, but then take out to fully dry for at least a week. Wrap in clear cellophane and tie with colourful ribbons.

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