⁣Lesson Plan: Unlocking the Magic: 25 DIY Soap and Bathroom Decor Ideas to Transform Your Space

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⁣Lesson Plan: Unlocking the Magic: 25 DIY Soap and Bathroom Decor Ideas to Transform Your Space

Grade Level: 9-12

Objective: By the end of this lesson, students will explore a collection of 25 DIY soap and bathroom decor ideas that combine creativity and functionality. Students will learn practical skills in soap-making and interior design, while also fostering their artistic expression and problem-solving abilities.

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas.
- CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.MG.A.1: Use geometric shapes, their measures, and their properties to describe objects.

- Soap-making supplies (melt-and-pour soap base, molds, essential oils, colorants, etc.)
- Bathroom decor materials (such as jars, candles, decorative stones, etc.)
- Writing paper and pencils
- Drawing materials
- Measuring tools (ruler, protractor, etc.)


1. Introduction (5 minutes):
- Begin the lesson by discussing the importance of personalizing and creating a comfortable space in the bathroom.
- Introduce the concept of DIY soap-making and bathroom decor ideas as a way to add a touch of magic to one's environment.

2. Idea Exploration (15 minutes):
- Present a list of 25 DIY soap and bathroom decor ideas to the students.
- Instruct students to choose a few ideas that resonate with them and encourage them to discuss their potential implementation with a partner.

3. Soap-Making Activity (30 minutes):
- Provide soap-making supplies and guide students through the process of creating their own custom soaps using the chosen ideas.
- Emphasize the importance of safety precautions and proper usage of materials.
- Assist students in documenting their soap-making process and the final outcome, highlighting the creativity and unique elements of their designs.

4. Informative Writing (15 minutes):
- Instruct students to individually write an informative/explanatory text about one of the DIY soap or bathroom decor ideas they explored.
- Guide students to explain the purpose, steps, and benefits of the idea, providing specific examples and evidence to support their analysis.

5. Visual Representation (15 minutes):
- Provide drawing materials and instruct students to create a visual representation (e.g., floor plan, sketch, or blueprint) of their ideal bathroom design incorporating the DIY soap and decor ideas they explored.
- Encourage students to utilize geometric shapes, measurements, and properties to describe and enhance their visual representation.

6. Reflection and Discussion (10 minutes):
- Facilitate a class discussion where students can reflect on their soap-making activity, informative writing, and visual representation.
- Ask students to share their experiences, insights, and any challenges they encountered during the lesson.
- Encourage students to discuss how the DIY soap and bathroom decor ideas can transform a space and contribute to personal well-being and creativity.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

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