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    are there 'natural' ways to make bath time more fun?. I bought DS foam soap and bath dyes to get him to bath easier. which has worked, however, with his sensitive skin I want to explore my options. I'm thinking bath bombs would be a good idea, but, I can't think of much else.
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    Ice. A few coloured icecubes (colour with something natural). Freeze toys in ice. Use a sprayer to melt ice.
    Toys, anything that's waterpoof that you can find in your kitchen. Ladels, wisks, spatulas, plastic containers.
    Hotwheels (dry when done).

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    Bathtub fishing! Get magnetic letters and numbers and then a normal small fishing rod with a magnet tied to the end of the line, or even just a piece of wood dowel with a magnet tied to a string.

    Bath paints are fun, too. I make my own with sensitive, unscented foaming shaving cream mixed with food colouring.

    I agree about the ice cubes, too. I make ice cube boats for my toddler. Just a regular ice cube with a toothpick frozen in the middle and a paper sale. He loves to have sailboat races in the tub.

    My toddler has really sensitive skin and I've used bath bombs from Lush in his baths with no problems.

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    Change the colour. Drop a couple drops of food grade colour in the water?

    it sounds like you are trying to avoid the SLS and sudsing chemicals?

    I have a hot wheels set for ds in which the cars change colour in diff. temps of water. he loves it!

    i know you can also make your own bath bombs, i'll hunt up a recipe soon...

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    We do glow stick baths. Glow sticks from the dollar store and turn the lights off. The kids LOVE it!

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    So many great ideas! We honestly just have baskets of different containers, funnels, nets, those rubbery bugs, etc. and DD likes to play with all of them (creating little 'stores' of pretend drinks etc) I love the glow stick idea
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    Quote Originally Posted by medaevalmom View Post
    it sounds like you are trying to avoid the SLS and sudsing chemicals?

    I avoid them like the PLAGUE! the poor boy has been cursed with my sensitive skin. when he was a baby the same diapers and wipes that would

    The glow sticks were awesome. A very nice change up
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    Mine are motivated by getting to use my moisturizer after the bath.
    Stop thinking you’re not ready. – Nobody ever feels 100% ready when an opportunity arises. Because most great opportunities in life force us to grow beyond our comfort zones, which means we won’t feel totally comfortable at first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChinUp View Post
    Mine are motivated by getting to use my moisturizer after the bath.

    lol that's how I convince him to let me comb his hair.
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