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Extra Curricular Activities
Natural Shampoo Making ECA by Soap Opera
This course is dedicated to providing a child with hands-on experience in working with Natural ingredients, Local Herbs, Flowers, Clays, Fruit Powders, and Essential Oils to create 100% Natural Professional Hair & Beauty Care.
Each class during the 8-10 weeks course is dedicated to a new cosmetic Product,1 product per 1 class. Every student will create a recipe, learn new ingredients and technics, create the product itself, pack it, label the product, and take it home. All of this is possible during just 1 h of the class! The Cosmetics & Hair Products produced at the ECA will be 100% Natural, 100% Non-Allergic, 100% Handmade, 100% Professional, and 100% Safe to use by both children and grownups.
This course will become a fun weekly activity for a student of every age, but also all the family. As every family member will excitedly wait for the moment when a child arrives home and shows a New Beauty Care Product made by her/himself. The Beauty Care products created during the class will surprise you with the highest quality, practicality, and deep nourishment for the skin.
During this course every child will learn very practical hands-on skills, that will be later useful in everyday life:
- How to mix, measure, blend, and whip ingredients.
-How to create sustainable, green, vegan cosmetics in your own kitchen.
- How to use chemistry and physics science in daily life.
- How to know your hair type and what products it requires.
- How to make plant-based safe extracts.
- How to use herbals as natural colorants and aromas.
- How to be a real alchemist.
- How to take care of the health of your skin in the best natural way.
The program will be adjusted accordingly to age requirements and needs.
Age group: 4- 12 y.o.
Age group: 12-15 y.o.
Week 1. Shampoo Making (rebatching)
Week 2. Natural Candle Making.
Week 3. Lip Balm Making
Week 4. Bath Salt with fizz effect
Week 5. Soap Making 9 NaOH + Oil
Week 6. Face& Har Mist Making+ distiller
Week 7. Shampoo Making
Week 8. Natural Hydrating Hair Serum
Week 9. Liquid Shampoo Making
Week 10. Conditioner Bar.
Week 11. Fizzy Bath Bombs made with toys.
Do not throw away your old small pieces of soap bars. Collect them and then give them a new life, by using this technic: The "rebatching" method.
Grated Old Unneeded Soaps 100 grams
25 drops of Essential Oils of choice
5 grams of herbal or clay powder
10 grams of hot water
Decoration (flower buds, petals, and dry leaves).
Natural Maison Jar Candle Making
Unique artistic technic of using dried pressed flowers to decorate the jar itself before filling it with wax. Learn the difference between 3 types of natural waxes, how to use ROPE VS WOOD Wicks, explore the Aromatherapeutic Effects of a variety of essential oils, and learn how to prolong a safe burning of a natural candle. Burning time of created candle: 22 h.
100% Natural Soy Wax 170 grams.
35 drops of Essential Oils
2 grams of dry decoration
5 grams of herbal powders fo unique color.
Natural Lip Balm Making
The creation of delicate nourishing lip balm is an essential and 100% safe product even for young children, that helps to take care of dry skin on the lips, due to hot weather.
Lip Balms will be poured into aluminum sustainable tins and decorated with dry colorful flower petals. A perfect product, that a child can always keep inside a school bag, to avoid cracked dry lips.
Coconut Extra Virgin Oil 6 grams.
She Butter 6 grams.
Soy Wax 6 grams.
3 drops of hypo-allergenic Essential Oils.
1 gram of herbal décor.
Bath Salt With Fizz Effect
An amazing relaxation cosmetic product for Body Care. Based on 3 varieties of salt: rock, sea, and Himalayan, will create a unique formula together with herbal powders to bring a deeply relaxing effect on tired muscles, and a tired mind after a long school day. This formula is filled with 2 secret ingredients, that will turn a regular bath salt into a Bath Salt with the effect of FIZZING! Children and Grownups will just adore this colorful, aromatic bath salt with a relaxing bubbling effect.
30 grams of Rock Salt
30 grams of Sea Salt
30 grams of Himalayan Pink Salt
10 grams of herbal powder for color
10 grams of Baking Soda
10 grams of Cream of Tartar.
40 drops of Essential Oils.
5 grams of dry herbs for décor.
Natural Soap Making From Scratch
The skills that students have learned during weeks 1-4 will become in use during this class. Learning one of the first chemistry chemical reactions in practice: how to turn vegetable oil into a Natural Soap Bar. The method is called Hot Process and has been in use for more than 500 years. We will follow modern safety rules to show the students the true way of making their own natural soap from scratch.
Recipe( for the group):
15 drops of Essential Oils
5 grams of Herbal powder of color and skin benefits.
Hair & Face Hydrating Mist
This class will turn every student into true Alchemist. We will show to assemble an old-fashion Copper Distiller. How to extract Essential Oils and Hydrosols from dry Lavender. While waiting for the extract to be produced, students will learn the effects of a variety of hydrosols on skin and hair. Creation of Hair & Face Hydrating Mist is an easy and fun process, which creates a highly multifunctional product. It will be a daily routine for your child, to refresh their skin in a very natural way during a long school day.
Hydrosol mix of choice 40 Grams
Coconut Oil 2 grams
Glycerine extract of choice 8 Grams
Essential Oils 20 drops.
This product will be 100% free from synthetic stabilizers or preservatives!
Paste Shampoo Making
This class is an introduction to the further topics of Liquid Soap Making. Students will be introduced to a production method famous in Marocco and Turkey: producing soap in a form of paste. This soap paste will be a perfect starter to create Natural Shampoo for all the family. Concentrated with herbal extracts, pure essential oils, and dry flower petals. This product can be an amazing first step into Natural Hair Care.
Soap Paste ( based on olive oil) 100 grams
10 grams of glycerine extract of your choice
20 drops of Essential Oil.
Natural Hydrating Hair Serum
This is already an advanced technic of cosmetic production, that will require an understanding of the process of emulsifying reaction. Every student will learn new ingredients ( herbal waxes and glycerine) that will turn oil and water into a delicate hydrating hair serum. It can be used as a protective hair serum on clean hair, ot as a hair mask ( for hair growth) before washing your hair.
BTMS( emulsifying mix) 25 grams
Hydrosol of choice 10 grams
Jojoba Oil 50 grams
Almond Oil 20 grams
Essential Oils 20 drops.
Natural Hair Conditioner Bar
This is a one of kind of product for hair care, that will boost your weekly routine to a new level. Hair Conditioner bars are concentrated versions of the hydrating product for hair. It will stabilize the PH of hair, keeping it shiny and strong. One conditioner bar can last up to 3 months of daily usage. Easy to use for small children's hands, bringing deep nutrition into the hair.
BTMS 70 Grams
Coconut Oil 15 grams
Hydrosol of choice 15 grams
Herbal powders 1 gram
Essential Oils 25 drops.
Liquid Shampoo Making
This is a true gem of this course, but this topic will require all the knowledge and skills gained during weeks 1-8. Creating liquid shampoo requires 2 time-taking steps of a chemical reaction. The reaction will start at week 10 and be finished by week 111. Every student will do their part in turning vegetable oils into a cleanser. While choosing their perfect smell, and color for future liquid shampoo.
Fizzy Bath Bombs with a Toy
This is the week, where students will be competing in 2 products during one session. They will finish the previous week by turning the “ soap starter” into Liquid Soap and filling a bottle with the pump with liquid soap itself. This soap can become hands wash, hair wash, or shower gel, you choose! While waiting for the soap to become liquid enough, students will focus on creating one of the most favorite products ever: Colorful Fizzy Bath Bombs. This is a beautiful and fun product that will teach students about the chemical reaction of neutralization, which is a very interesting view on a product we well know and love using.
It will be a perfect fun activity to be truly engaged in mixing, coloring, and molding and later on to take the bath bombs home for a well-deserved relaxing bath.
Cream of Tartar 30 grams
Baking Soda 30 grams
Tapioca Starch 30 Grams
Coconut Oil 5 grams
Herbal Powders 1 gram
Essential Oils 35 drops.
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