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DIY: Make a Splash With Mickey-Shaped Bath Bombs

Who’s ready to add a little Disney Magic to the mundane bath time routine! Drop in one of these super cute, Mickey-shaped bath bombs and the kiddos will be ecstatic! Mickey will fizz away while the bath water turns fun colors. Check out this DIY project as shared by below. Have a great DIY time Disney fans!


What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup citric acid
  • 1/2 cup epsom salt
  • 1 teaspoon witch hazel
  • 1 teaspoon lavender essential oil
  • Red and black food coloring
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Small glass mixing jar
  • Wire whisk
  • Mickey-shaped silicone mold

How To Make It:

1. Thoroughly whisk all dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. (Baking soda must not have any lumps.) Remove 1 cup of the mixture to use for the second color of the bath bomb.

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2. Mix 1/2 teaspoon witch hazel, 1/2 teaspoon lavender essential oil, and 2-5 drops black food coloring in a small, glass mixing jar.

3. Carefully add 1/4-1/2 teaspoon of liquid at a time, whisking with the dry ingredients. Mixture should become the texture of slightly damp sand. Whisk thoroughly to remove all clumps. If the mixture becomes too wet, add more baking soda in small quantities until it’s the right consistency.

4. Pack 4 cavities of the silicone mold halfway with the mixture, making sure to press firmly. (Note: Use a large cookie sheet under the mold to catch any of the ingredients that spill.)

5. To create the second color, repeat steps 2 and 3 using the other half of the dry ingredients reserved from step 1 and red food coloring.

6. Fill the other half of the cavities, packing the red mixture all the way to the top.

7. Let bath bombs dry in mold overnight, then remove and place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet or cutting board. Allow them to cure for an additional 12-24 hours in a warm, dry place.

8. Have a magical Mickey-filled bath!

Notes: Any bath bombs you plan to use at a later time should be stored in an airtight container.


About Mike and Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.