How to make a doll sized bath tub

You asked for it and Karen delivered! A few weeks ago there was a request for how to make a bathtub for your dolls. Karen will show you how to make one today using dollar store items.

To create your own doll bath tub you will need:

  • 1 plastic rectangle planter 44.5X20.5X14 CM (17.5X8X5 inches)*
  • tin foil
  • two lids from soda bottles
  • tape
  • a bag of cotton balls or fiber fill
  • * shower cap, ducky and bath puff

How to make a doll sized bath tub

You can find planters in a variety of designs – I found this planter at the local dollar store for $1.25.

How to make a doll sized bath tub

Step 1– cut a small amount of tin foil from your tinfoil roll

Step 2– cover your soda lids with tinfoil to create your “taps”

How to make a doll sized bath tub

Step 3 – roll up 6 inches of tinfoil and bend it into a candy cane shape to create your “faucet”

How to make a doll sized bath tub

Step 4– attach your “faucet” to your planter with tape and tape your “taps” in place as well

How to make a doll sized bath tub

Step 5– Place your doll in the tub and cover her with the cotton balls or cotton batting to create the bubbles. don’t forget to decorate her tub!

For Chrissa’s Shower cap I used a kitchen bowl cover from my dollar store and a small duck I got at the dollar store.

To make the bath puff you will need:

  • scrap tulle (2-22×3 inch strips)
  • scissors
  • yarn

How to make a doll sized bath tub

Step 1– cut two strips of tulle 22 inches by 3 inches wide

Step 2– cut 6 inches of yarn and tie a knot in the ends

How to make a doll sized bath tub

Step 3– lie one strip on top of the other strip of tulle, gather up your tulle strips, you can fold it or bunch it

How to make a doll sized bath tub

Step 4– Wrap your yarn around the tulle and loop one end of the yarn through the other and pull

How to make a doll sized bath tub

Step 5– slip over your dolls hand and let her enjoy!

I hope you have enjoyed this week’s craft and that you will continue to let us know what you would like to see in our craft posts!

Karen