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SEE ALL YOU CAN DO WITH A BOX OF ARM & HAMMER™ BAKING SODA

PUFFY PAINT
DINO EGGS
TOMATOES
DEODORIZING SACHET
FURNITURE REFRESH
AIR FRESHENER
FRESHEN PANTRY
FRESH SMILE
FLUFFY MASHED POTATOES
INFLATE-A-BALLOON
CRYSTALS
GLOW SLIME
BATH BOMB
SHOWER SOOTHERS
BATH SALT

PUFFY PAINT SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 3 tsps ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • Food coloring (gel works best for puffy texture)
  • Funnel
  • Plastic squeeze bottles for paint
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Start by mixing flour, salt, and ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda together in a bowl.
  2. Gradually add water to flour mixture.
  3. Add enough water until the mixture looks similar to pancake batter.
  4. Fill plastic bottles with mixture and add food coloring until the paint has the desired color.
  5. Paint your masterpiece!

DINO EGGS SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 1 x 4lb box of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda (makes 8-10 eggs)
  • Miniature dinosaur toys
  • A large bowl
  • Water
  • Vinegar
  • Food coloring (optional)
  • Spray bottle for vinegar (optional)
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Add ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda to the bowl.
  2. If desired, add several drops of food coloring.
  3. Slowly add water in small amounts and mix until the desired consistency is reached; mixture should be damp and mold-able but not too wet.
  4. Place some dough in your hand, then lay the dinosaur toy on top.
  5. Cover the dinosaur with more baking soda mixture and then form it into an egg shape, tightly securing the dinosaur inside.
  6. Lay your dino eggs on a baking sheet to dry overnight.
  7. Chip away at the egg or use vinegar to dissolve the shell.
  8. Watch them hatch!

SWEETER? TOMATOES SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 1 box of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • 2 tomato plant seedlings
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Plant two tomato plant seeds in separate pots.
  2. Sprinkle a little less than ¼ cup of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda around one of the tomato plant seedlings and mark it with a stake tag.
  3. Water and tend to your tomato plants as they grow.
  4. Sprinkle a little more ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda on the soil after the plan is half grown.
  5. Once tomatoes are ripe, put your taste buds to the test to see if the tomatoes planted with ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda are sweeter!

DEODORIZING SACHET SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • Essential Oil (optional)
  • 6”x6” Swatch of cloth
  • Ribbon or string and rubber band
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Place 1/2 cup of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda into the center of the fabric swatch.
  2. Add a few drops of essential oil.
  3. Secure the satchel with a rubber band and tie a bow around if desired.
  4. Place sachets in your shoes, drawers, closets or pantry to absorb the odor.
  5. Suck up those stinky smells!

REFRESH FURNITURE SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 1 box of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Evenly distribute ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda onto pet beds, mattresses, carpets, and soft/upholstered furniture.
  2. Let sit for a few hours to absorb dirt, dust, moisture and odors, and then vacuum up.

AIR FRESHENER SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 1 tablespoon ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • 1 small bowl
  • Essential oil of choice
  • Water
  • Spray bottle
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine 1 tablespoon of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda with 5-6 drops of essential oil of your choice.
  2. Pour the ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda mixture into a spray bottle.
  3. Add enough water to fill the rest of the spray bottle and shake well.
  4. Spray where needed.
  5. Enjoy the fresh, scented air!

FRESHEN PANTRY SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 1 box of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Place an open box of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda on the shelf to absorb all those stinky odors, and keep the pantry smelling fresh. Remember to replace the box every 30 days for optimal freshness!

FRESH SMILE SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 1 box of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Sprinkle some ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda in a small dish, dip your damp toothbrush, brush, and rinse thoroughly.

FLUFFY MASHED POTATO SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 1 box of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Throw just a pinch of ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda into potatoes while mashing to make them fluffier.

INFLATE-A-BALLOON SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • White distilled vinegar
  • Balloon (12” or larger)
  • 2-liter plastic bottle, empty
  • Funnel
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Pour ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda into your balloon, filling the balloon halfway.
  2. Use the funnel to pour vinegar into the water bottle, filling about 1/3 of the bottle.
  3. Cover the top of the bottle with the bottom of the balloon.
  4. When ready, lift the balloon and let the ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda fall into the vinegar.
  5. Watch as the mixture fizzes, bubbles, and inflates your balloon!

CRYSTALS SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • Food coloring
  • Glasses or jars (2)
  • Plate
  • Spoon
  • Steel nails (2)
  • Hot tap water
  • Piece of yarn or cotton string, about 6 in. long
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Place the 2 glasses on opposite ends of a large plate, leaving space between them.
  2. Fill each glass with hot tap water. Add 2 tablespoons of ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda to each glass and stir.
  3. If all the Baking Soda dissolves, add more Baking Soda until the water cannot dissolve it anymore, indicating that the mixture is saturated.
  4. Add a few drops of food coloring if you’d like your crystals to be colorful.
  5. Tie a nail to each end of the string/yarn and drop 1 nail into each glass. Let the string dangle a bit (like a smiley shape) between the glasses but not so much that the string touches the plate.
  6. Watch the string over the next few days as the colorful crystals grow!

GLOW SLIME SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 1 ½ tablespoons ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • 12 oz. glue (regular or glow in the dark)
  • 2 tablespoons saline contact lens solution (or more, as needed)
  • Storage container
  • Washable glitter paint (optional)
  • Beads, nonadhesive gemstones, and glitter (glow-in-the-dark optional)
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Pour 12 oz. of glue into the storage container.
  2. Add 1 ½ tablespoons of ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda. Mix well.
  3. Add a few drops of washable glitter paint (this won’t stain your hands like other paint would). Add more until it reaches the desired color.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons of saline contact lens solution–add more as needed until your slime is at the desired consistency.
  5. Add beads, nonadhesive gemstones and glitter as desired until you have your own glow in the dark slime.
  6. To ensure your slime glows bright, let it sit in indirect sunlight and “charge” for 15-20 minutes.

BATH BOMB SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • 1 cup citric acid
  • 1 cup cornstarch powder
  • 1 cup Epsom salt
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons essential oil (peppermint or lavender recommended)
  • 4-5 drops soap dye
  • Bath bomb molds (or candy/ice molds)
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix all dry ingredients together.
  2. Add 4-5 drops of soap dye, mixing quickly.
  3. Once color is mixed in evenly, add your essential oils.
  4. Finally, add the olive oil, one tablespoon at a time.
  5. Once your mixture is ready, firmly pack it into the molds, pressing as hard as you can so that the mixture fills every crevice.
  6. Let the bath bombs dry in the molds overnight (ideally 24 hours) before popping them out.
  7. Enjoy a relaxing bath with one of your bath bombs or give them as gifts!

SHOWER SOOTHERS SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • Bowl
  • Spray bottle
  • Silicone soap molds (or mini muffin tins)
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Baking sheet
  • Less than ¼ cup witch hazel
  • 1 cup citric acid
  • 20 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • Food/soap dye (optional)
    DIRECTIONS
  1. In a bowl, mix citric acid and Baking Soda.
  2. Add the essential oil and mix well with your hands.
  3. If desired, add a few drops of food/soap dye to make your shower soothers colorful.
  4. Pour witch hazel into the spray bottle and spritz some onto the top of the powder mixture. Mix witch hazel in quickly with your hands, spritz more on top, and mix again until the mixture packs together nicely.
  5. Make sure not to make the mix too moist, or it will start to fizz.
  6. Scoop the mixture into molds one at a time and pack tightly so the mixture holds together.
  7. Prepare a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Wipe cooking spray off, leaving only a light film.
  8. Once the molds are filled, unmold and flip them onto the cookie sheet to dry in a warm, sunny place for at least 24 hours.
  9. Once dry, package the cakes into baggies or jars.
  10. To use, place 1 cake on the shower floor. The warm water will cause the steamer to fizz and melt, releasing soothing eucalyptus into the steamy air. (Please note: The floor may become slippery after using the shower soothers; use caution.)

BATH SALT SODA

    INGREDIENTS
  • ¼ cup ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda
  • ¼ cup Epsom salt
  • ¼ cup sea salt or Himalayan salt
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 10 drops of favorite essential oil
  • Quart-size jar
    DIRECTIONS
  1. Dissolve salt, Epsom salt, and ARM & HAMMER Baking Soda in boiling water in a quart-size jar and set aside.
  2. Fill tub with warm/hot water and add apple cider vinegar.
  3. Pour salt mixture into water and add essential oils if desired.
  4. Soak in the bath for 30 minutes or more. (This bath is great for soothing skin irritation.)
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