Easy Bath Salts Recipes Kids Can Make For Mother’s Day

Easy Bath Salts Recipes Kids Can Make For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching so I thought I would share some of my kid-friendly DIY bath salts recipes.

We moms love a homemade gift so Dads, if your child has an essential oil loving mamma, then get the kids started making one of these gorgeous bath salt gifts using Mom’s favorite essential oils.

Bath Salt Gems

bath salt gems made from epsom salt

This is one of my most popular recipes and you can see why. These bath salt gems are gorgeous and they smell divine.

The good news is you may already have all of the ingredients on hand and, if not, a quick trip to the supermarket will soon set that right.

Here’s what you need:

  • Epsom Salts
  • Food Coloring
  • Baking (Bi-Carb) Soda
  • Essential Oils and a Carrier Oil
  • Water
  • Silicone Ice Cube Tray
  • Tray lined with grease-proof paper

Grab some cellophane bags and some pretty ribbon from the craft store to really dress it up and make Mom smile. You can find the full recipe here.

Pink Himalayan Bath Salt Cakes

pink himalayan bath salt cakes

These beautiful pink Himalayan Bath Salt cakes were made with a simple bath salts recipe and some cookie cutters. The kids will have an absolute ball making these.

I scented mine with rose essential oil and rose water, but you can substitute these for any essential oil or blend you like (or Mom likes).

Here’s what you need:

  • Epsom Salt
  • Pink Himalayan Rock Salt
  • Baking (Bi-Carb) Soda
  • Essential Oils and a Carrier Oil
  • Rose Water or just Plain Water
  • Cookie Cutters
  • Baking Tray lined with Grease-Proof Paper

Wrap your salt cakes in cellophane tied with a pretty ribbon to finish them off nicely for Mom. You can find the full recipe here.

Bath Salt Tubes

essential oil bath salts ikea hack

This recipe requires a trip to IKEA, but it is well worth it! You can make up to four different scents of bath salts and present them in these long glass tubes – so elegant!

If you have an IKEA near you then go for it! (Don’t forget to check out these other essential oil IKEA hacks for more gift ideas for Mom.)

Here’s what you need:

  • RIMFORSA Container, tube-shaped glass
  • ISTAD Plastic bag, red zip lock
  • LANKMOJ Folder with stickers, white black, pink
  • Epsom Salts
  • Rock Salt
  • Baking (Bi-Carb) Soda
  • Essential Oils and a Carrier Oil
  • Food Coloring

You can find the full recipe here.

essential oil bath salts ikea hack info graphic

Black Tea Foot Soak Cakes

irish tea foot soak cakes

Here’s an option for those Moms who would prefer a foot soak over a bath. Yep, you can turn your bath salt cakes into foot soak cakes (and vice versa).

I’ve made mine with an Irish theme (well it was St Patrick’s Day when I made them), but you can use any essential oils, any tea, any color and any cookie cutter you like. The combinations are endless!

Here’s what you need:

  • Epsom Salt
  • Rock Salt
  • Tea Bags or loose leaf tea
  • Baking (Bi-Carb) Soda
  • Essential Oils and a Carrier Oil
  • Water
  • Food Coloring
  • A cookie cutter
  • A tray lined with grease-proof paper

Don’t forget to wrap them up in cellophane (or pop them in a cellophane bag) tied with a pretty ribbon for Mom. She’ll love them. You can find the full recipe here.

So, there you have it. Four easy-to-make bath salts recipes that are sure to impress Mom this Mother’s Day.

Enjoy!


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