Another Pinterest-inspired activity from Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas.
This is one-fourth of a bar of Ivory soap:
This is what it looks like after being microwaved for 15 seconds:
This is what it looks like after being microwaved for 30 seconds:
This is what it looks like after one minute in the microwave (not much different):
It feels like lightweight styrofoam and crumbles easily. It makes a slick, soapy mess when you add water.
Thing2 smelled nice and clean after this "science experiment."
Cutting the soap bar was a good opportunity for Thing1 to learn about simple fractions. It seems like he understood.