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Fun In The Tub - Personal Fun Time with Your Child

Updated on January 12, 2015
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Tracey has been writing online for over 10 years. She also is a graphical artist for social media sites. She loves writing about home life!

Playing in the Tub is Something All Kids Love !

Bath time was always fun when I was a child. It was my time to pretend I was a mermaid or a shark or to act out great battles with my boats. I was private time I got to spend with my mother, just she and I. Sometimes we would play bathtub ball or bubble beards. It was a precious time that I will remember all my life.

You can make some wonderful memories with your child as well, all you need is a few inexpensive toys and your time. Believe me, it is worth it and it's something they will never forget. Especially with if you have plenty of bubbles, those were always my favorite! If you don't have any, you can use dish washing soap, but remember to put lotion on your child when they are dry, so their skin does not dry out.

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Fun In The Tub Soap For Kids

Children love to feel the shaving cream like consistancy of foamy soap. It even comes in a can similar to shaving cream, little boys may like to pretend to be daddy shaving his beard. Be careful though, this is soap and will sting the eyes.

Little girls may pile it on top of their head and pretend to be a princess with a beautiful tiara. It's fun to use your imagination while having fun in the tub.

There are several companies that make foam soaps for kids.

Fun In The Tub With Bubble Bath For Kids

Mr Bubble is #1

Bubbles were one of my favorites for fun in the tub as a kid. Making hair and beards, creating bubble sculptures, having bubble fights with siblings, those are just a few of the fun things I did with bubbles in the bath. Do you remember taking bubble baths as a child ? Fun, weren't they?

Did you know Mr Bubble is the best selling bubble bath for kids? 2012 is their 50 year anniversary ! Amazing ! You have to have a great product to be around that long.

Music in the Tub! - Water Safe Instruments

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Hoops in the Tub - Always a Hit with Kids

Fun In The Tub With Bath Fizz

Otherwise Known as Bath Bomb !

The bath fizzer allows your child to use 4 out of their 5 senses. Drop one of these in your bath tub and watch the effervescent release, similar to pouring soda in a cup. Listen to the fizzling sound. These are available in an assortment of different colors and scents. Change your bath water into colors of the rainbow.

Dino Fizz Hatching Stegosaurus Egg Bath Fizzy - 2.2 oz.
Dino Fizz Hatching Stegosaurus Egg Bath Fizzy - 2.2 oz.

The dinosaur lover will be amazed with this dino egg bath fizzer. As the dino fizz egg dissolves, a baby dino "hatches" and floats in the bath. This fizzy contains a small toy and is not recommended for children under 3.


Make Your Own Bath Bombs - Fun and Inexpensive !

Crayons, Stamps and Paint for Fun in the Tub ! - Get Messy to Get Clean !

Bath Crayons Are Fun In The Tub

Let your child bring out their artist abilities while having fun in the tub with bath crayons.

Your child will smile in delight to show off the masterpiece they created. Parents will be happy to know that they easily clean up with hot water and a sponge.

Fun In The Tub With Gelli Baff

Kids Love It!!

Would your kids like to bathe in goo ? Green, Red, Blue....any color you choose, simply sprinkle Gelli Baff powder in your child's bath, and watch the water turn into thick, slimy goo. Kids love this, they think it is great fun! When the time comes for bath time to be over, simply add the "goo disolver" and in a few minutes, the water is back to normal. No mess to clean up !

Gelli Baff is a hit with kids, try it and see for yourself!

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    May Matthew 5 years ago

    Emptying and refilling bottles with water the favorite game!

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    audrey07 5 years ago

    Toys will certainly make it easy to get them into the tub!

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    MaryMitchell 5 years ago

    Bath time was always great fun in our house - the kids would have loved that Gelli Baff if it had been around then!

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    aishu19 5 years ago

    I dont think kids would complain about getting into the bath tub with these fun in the tub toys!

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    LaurieKristensen 5 years ago

    My kids are grown and no grand-kids yet, but all of these look like they'd be a hit when the day comes!

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    Deb Kingsbury 5 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

    I don't have any kids, but I do remember my own tub-full of toys when I was a kid. I didn't have any of those cool bathtub crayons or the fizz, though ... just your average rubber duckies and other plastic toys. Oh, and Barbies. :) I liked to pretend they were scuba diving.