Critter Surprise Soap

Your kids will look forward to "tub-time" with these soaps that have a surprise inside. Be sure to embed only soft and squishy toys and avoid anything that could scratch. These soaps would make great gifts for the little ones in your life!

Supply List

  • Opaque pour and melt soap base
  • Soft and squishy toys such as rubber snakes or bugs
  • Fragrance of your choice
  • Dye of your choice


  • Double boiler or microwave
  • Thermometer
  • Soap mold
  • Spray bottle filled with rubbing alcohol


  1. Follow the melting instructions for basic pour and melt soap.
  2. Once melted, add dye and fragrance and stir well.
  3. Remove from heat and continue stirring folding the mixture over itself. Your soap will begin to cool and thicken. When the soap is quite thick fill your mold about 1/4 of the way full.
  4. Carefully place your squishy toy into the poured soap and allow to set for 5 minutes.
  5. Reheat your soap and fill the mold to the top.