Monday, February 9, 2009

Foam Bath Dolls

My daughter has been telling me for a while now that she needs more bath toys . I hate having the tub cluttered with too many toys though. That's why I came up with these foam bath dolls.

What you need:
Foam sheets (I picked up a pack at the dollar store.)
Scissors
Permanent marker

After printing out the patterns I placed them on top of the foam and traced around the pattern with a mechanical pencil that didn't have any lead. This left an indent it the foam and then I could easily cut them out.

I made two dolls, two sets of hair, two dress, a shirt, pants, and a bathing suit (upon my daughters request).

I then added a face to the dolls with a permanent marker and they were ready for play.
























My daughter was so excited to help me make the dolls. After I had the first doll and dress cut out she was ready to take them to the tub. "Don't you want hair and a face first?" I said. She responded by saying, "No thank you. I just want to take a bath now." I did make her wait until we were done though. Delayed gratification is good for kids right? Needless to say she loves her new bath dolls. So fun!




With a little bit of water they stick right to the wall of the tub.




13 comments:

  1. Amy,
    I didn't even know you had this blog. It is darling. I love all of your ideas. I'm glad you have a way to share.

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  2. Amy, this site is FABULOUS!! So glad you're sharing the love! Can't wait to try some of your super fun ideas!!

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  3. Okay, you are my hero. Seriously. I've been racking my brains trying to come up with things Garrett and I can do while we're inside together, so these ideas from you are a godsend. I look forward to trying them out!

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  4. Thanks for sharing your great ideas! I knew your sister Jeanine in jr high and high school and saw her post about your blog.

    This morning my 2 year old daughter had "sink time" and she just loved it. What a cute idea. I will be checking back to see your new ideas. love it, thanks!

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  5. I love this idea. I will have to make these for my daughter too.

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  6. Here are the ones I made for my daughter.

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  7. Ooo I love foam pictures in the bath. We've done shapes but not made dress up dolls- great idea!

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  8. These look like so much fun!

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  9. Amazing! I have some craft foam that my mil gave me recently and I didn't know what I was going to do with it until now.
    Thank you!

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  10. I really like your blog! I love crafts and games that you propose to children.Claudia (Italy)

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