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This is a cute way to encourage, & enjoy hand washing. Take impressions
of adult hands, children's, or both into a rolled slab of airdry clay,
paint and varnish to make it waterproof and then use it as a liquid soap
squirt tray, solid soap dish / holder or hang as a decorative hand washing
Single hands, right
and left, plan your soap holder depending on the sink space available.
Unique prints make great gifts for Mother's, Father's, Grandarent's
day or can be made as a strategy to promote clean hands:)
View the SOAP lettering stencil
Bomb cosmetics soap - liquid soap
A print out of the SOAP font stencil
An empty laminated, laminating pouch
- on amazon.co.uk
Black marker pen
A craft knife
A stencil brush or sponge
|To make ..
Roll 1kg of white airdry clay
until it is an even 1cm thick.
Lay the slab on a solid surface and
trim the edges.
Position a hand ontop of the clay and
press down firmly until the desired depth of impression has been
taken - clay handprint photo
Leave to dry
Spray with primer, then with your chosen
When ready make the SOAP stencil by
laminating an empty pouch and printing the paper stencil.
Lay the pouch over the paper and trace
the individual letter pieces with a marker pen. Using the craft knife
cut out those letter segments.
Place the finished stencil on the soap
dish and use a little masking tape to hold in place.
With a sponge or
stencil brush dab over the stencil with thick acrylic paint. Apply two
coats if wanted.
Lift the stencil carefully and leave
Give a couple coats of laquer varnish
on the top and bottom to seal and waterproof the whole dish.
Finish by cutting a piece of craft foam
5mm smaller than the dish and attach to the underside with general purpose
and enjoy ..