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Colored Shaving Cream Bath Play for Toddlers

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If you're looking for a fun toddler bath time activity then you'll love this colored shaving cream activity! It's a lot of fun and the best part is that you're already in the bath so clean up is a breeze! 

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Colored Shaving Cream Bath Play

Looking for a way to make bath time more fun and have your little one learn about colors too? Try Colored Shaving Cream Play! 

It's a quick set up, inexpensive, easy to clean up and lots of fun!

Just gather a few supplies and head to the bathroom!

What you need for colored shaving cream bath play

what you need for bath time shaving cream play for toddlers

Shaving cream (not gel)

Food coloring

Paper plate or containers to mix in

Popsicle stick for mixing (or just use your finger)

Bath toys (find our favorite bath toys HERE). 

How to set up your colored shaving cream bath play 

Once you have everything together make some mounds of shaving cream on a plate or in a container.

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Next add a few drops of desired food coloring to the mound and mix with your finger (or Popsicle stick)

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How to encourage your toddler to play with the colored shaving cream in the bath

Once mixed you can let your child grab it from the plate or container and/or just stick it to the shower wall! It’s fun for them to stick bath toys in or just to squish colors between their little fingers and toes! Show your little one how mixing the two colors makes a new color!

bath time shaving cream play activity for toddlers

Have them name the colors with you! Make sure they have some toys to dip and clean off as well! When it's time to clean up involve your little one with the clean up by having them wipe in off the wall and splash with water! Just spray the shower down and you are done!

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With an easy clean up and inexpensive supplies Colored Shaving Cream Play can be done often! You don't have to restrict it to bath play though! It can easily be cleaned up outside if you want to get a little fresh air!

shaving cream play bath time activity for toddlers

I hope you have fun with your toddler and this colored shaving cream bath time activity. We would love to know how it goes - take a picture of tell us about it in our Facebook group or over on Instagram (follow @myboredtoddler and use #myboredtoddler so we can see!) 

Some more toddler activities that you might enjoy are: 

Bath time activity ideas for toddlers 

toddler bath time activities educational and fun

Activities for one year olds 

simple one year old activities feature

About the Author 

Carly is the author of Well Played Kids where she shares activity ideas and inspiration.