Take a peek inside the bag and you'll spot a charming (and fishy) surprise. Glycerin soaps in this bundle are made using an easy melt-and-pour technique.

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Learn how to make soap using glycerin with our simple melt-and-pour method. It can be used to make an array of soaps, but this iteration is sure to bring a smile to a child's face. They make for great party favors.

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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Open the plastic bag and cuff the top enough so that the bag will stand on its own.

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Step 2

Place four ounces of solid clear glycerin soap in a heat-resistant measuring cup, and melt in a double-boiler or microwave.

Step 3

Pour half the melted soap into the bag. Spray with alcohol until bubbles disappear. Allow to cool and harden for about one hour.

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Step 4

Re-melt remaining soap. Pour a small amount of melted soap on top of the cooled soap in bag. Spray with alcohol. Position fish in melted soap, and let set 15 minutes to lock into place.

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Step 5

Pour the remaining soap over fish. Spray with alcohol. Gather bag above soap and pinch with clothespin. Allow soap to cool for 15 minutes.

Step 6

Remove clothespin and tie with a ribbon threaded with a gift tag.

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