Make Your Own: Cocoa Lip Balm

Cocoa lip balm by Fran W.

If you like chocolate, then you may enjoy wearing this lip balm! 

3 tsp (or 1T) Petroleum jelly or shea butter
1 tsp Cocoa powder
1 Vitamin E capsule and a pin (optional)
Craft sticks
Measuring spoons
Heat-proof bowl for mixing
Small containers

How to make lip balm...

Make Your Own: Cocoa Bubble Bath/ Body Wash

Cocoa Bubble Bath by Fran W

This quick and easy recipe will not only make a fun bubble bath but it can be used as a body wash as well!

To make your own cocoa-scented bubble bath or body wash, you will need...

1c Unscented baby soap (liquid) or 1/2c liquid Castile soap
1/4c Glycerin
1/8c Cocoa power
1 Vitamin E capsule and a pin (optional)
1/2 - 3/4c Water
Bowl for mixing
A bottle that can hold 2 cups of liquid (a recycled shampoo bottle will work)

What to do...


Chocolate Egg Cream by Fran W
Did you know…

The Cacao Tree's botanical name is Theobroma Cacao, which literally means, "Food of the Gods"!

Activity: Make an old fashioned chocolate egg cream 

The egg cream is believed to have originated in Brooklyn, New York and has been enjoyed since the 1880's! 

Here is what you will need to make one of your own...

2-3T Chocolate syrup (*homemade or store bought)

8 oz Seltzer water - chilled
1/4 - 1/2c Milk (cow's or almond)
Whipped cream
A maraschino cherry
12oz glass or cup

What to do...