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Ready Squad: Make your own soap

Make your own virus-fighting Ready Squad hand soap!

Activity design goals

  • Demonstrate new skills
  • Improve safety

Step by step instructions

Follow recipe card directions.

After soap is set, participants can carry their soap with them in a small bag in their back-pack or pocket.

Encourage participants to wash hands regularly and thoroughly with their new Ready Squad soap

Equipment/materials needed

Boiling water

Soap (liquid or bar soap)

Gelatin or agar (vegan option)

Muffin pan

Muffin pan liners



Optional – Other decorations such as food colouring, glitter etc…

People and groupings

This activity requires adult supervision for handling of boiling water.

Recipe makes approximately 3-6 bars of soap.

Multiply recipe amounts as needed to accommodate larger groups.

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