Activities Recipes

Homemade Sugar Scrubs

Mr. Rebates

An easy homemade gift for Mom, combine some pantry ingredients for a spa-like treat. We’re making two versions, a lemon and chocolate version, but here’s a simple guide for other combinations as well.

Simple Meal Planning - Plan to Eat


  • Lemon sugar scrub:
  • 1 Tbsp of lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • Chocolate body scrub:
  • 2 Tbsp white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp Cocoa powder


  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until combined.
  • Pour into a decorative jar and cover with a lid.

Posted by Kids Cook on Monday, May 4, 2020

See the original video for this recipe here.

Expanded Learning Opportunities

  • – Decorate your jar to make your gift extra special for mom. Here’s one way, but you can use whatever supplies you have on hand.
    Make some sugar sand for sensory play; maybe Mom can drink a hot cup of coffee while you play!
    Make a sugar ornament in the shape of a heart or flower for Mom.
  • Paint with sugar to make Mom a pretty card.

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