I was in an elevator this morning that had a TV in it. There was a news blurb about bathtubs. So today I’m writing about bathtubs.

Ok, not exactly tubs, but toys. And wouldn’t you know it, I found one that was on Shark Tank. Seriously—has anything not been on that show?!

SoapSox are a stuffed animal you can wash with. They’ve got a good backstory, look fun and toddlers seem to get a kick out them. I can get behind that.

My kids are a bit older now, so I hopped in the wayback machine and took a trip to the days of soapy toddler butts, and constantly-naked kids running around the house.  Gahhh! So cute! I mean, they still do it now, but at 6 & 7 it’s getting awkward. Especially when people are over.

I definitely would have bought one of these though.

Here are 101 lines about SoapSox:

1 Like a sock puppet for the bath
2 Who knew a washcloth shaped like a whale could make bath time fun?
3 Get a giggle that’ll light up the whole bath tub
4 Way more fun than washcloths
5 The washcloth puppet that takes bath time from mean to clean
6 Now your toddler can bring his favorite stuffed animal in the bath
7 Helping toddlers love bath time
8 Fussy toddler in the bath? Maybe he just wants to play…
9 The happy toddler, clean toddler bath toy
10 Can your toddler’s favorite stuffed animal do this?
11 It’s the puppet you bring in the bath
12 The bath toy your toddler won’t realize is a sponge
13 Ever washed your toddler with a dragon before?
14 The baby shower gift for the bathtub
15 The cuddly sponge your child wants to bathe with
16 When these terrycloth animals join the bath, toddlers get clean
17 The rubber ducky just met his match
18 The washable hand puppet for cleaning your toddlers
19 The terrycloth companion to rubber ducks
20 Turns out, washcloths aren’t the best way to wash a toddler
21 This must how they bathed on Noah’s arc
22 Meet the washcloth puppet your kid will want to sleep with
23 The functional bath toy your toddler will adore
24 Careful. There’s a hippo in your bathtub
25 Let your toddler pick a character for bath time
26 The clever bath sponge your baby will love
27 And you thought your toddler liked rubber duckies
28 No more fights about baths
29 You’ll love washing them. They’ll love playing with it.
30 The bathtub toy your toddler will love even out of the water
31 Got a dirty kid who hates baths?
32 From the bath tub, to the washing machine, to bed time
33 Make your toddler love bath time
34 For parents tired of fighting about bath time
35 Meet your toddler’s new favorite bath toy
36 The bathtub toy that cleans as you feed it
37 Watch it clean as it “eats” your child
38 Clean your toddler nice & quick with a bath sponge shaped like Moby Dick
39 Toddler bath time just got adorable
40 Does your toddler love dragons? Now he can bathe with one.
41 It cleans as your toddler hugs it
42 The only screaming at bath time will be from laughter
43 Who says you can’t have fun with a sponge?
44 Baths are more fun when you can bring your favorite stuffed animal with you
45 Your toddler will wash himself without even knowing it
46 Animal washcloths for toddlers who hate baths
47 Now you can tell your toddler his stuffed animal needs a bath
48 Warning: Bath tub giggles are contagious
49 Your toddler’s new favorite stuffed animal doubles as a sponge
50 Machine washable, kid washable, bath toy
51 Toddlers get dirty. Soapbox gets them clean.
52 Tired of fighting over bath time? Here’s your answer.
53 Make bath time adorable
54 The bathtub toy with a purpose
55 Plush toy washcloths for toddlers
56 The stuffed animal who gets you clean
57 Get your toddler giggling in the tub
58 Here’s how happy toddlers bathe
59 The bathtub toy your toddler will look forward to playing with
60 Who says sponges have to be boring?
61 It’s OK with spoil your toddler with a special bath sponge
62 Is it animal tickles or washing? You decide.
63 The terrycloth animals for bath time
64 Your kid will have a whale of a time in the bath
65 The washable toy that turns bath time into the open seas
66 The stuffy toy your kids will love in the bath and out
67 The terrycloth animal that’s helping toddlers love bath time
68 Why use a washcloth when you can use a hippo?
69 Mom, you’re going to wish these came in adult sizes too
70 Making bath time more fun, one wash toy at a time
71 Toddler bath buds full of suds
72 Ever want a sponge bath from Minnie Mouse?
73 The great little bath toy that works as a sponge
74 Guaranteed baby giggles
75 Build a menagerie of washcloths
76 The playtime bath toy for toddlers
77 Let your toddler choose what animal he wants to wash him
78 Wash your toddler as they wash their favorite toy
79 When’s the last time your toddler asked you to give them a bath?
80 The cuddly toy you can wash with
81 Bring your zoo into the bathtub
82 Here’s the bath toy your toddler wishes you knew about
83 Washcloth animals make bath time a blast
84 Take toddler baths from crying to giggles
85 The washcloth animal your toddlers will love
86 Now your toddler can bring his stuffed friends into the bath with him
87 It’s more fun to wash with a teddy bear
88 You’re not still bathing your toddler with a washcloth, are you?
89 The sooner you buy SoapSox, the quicker your toddler will love bath time
90 The bathtub toy you’ll look forward to playing with
91 Nothing’s cuter than seeing your toddler wash himself with a stuffed animal
92 The stuffed animal designed for bath time
93 The plush sponge for toddlers
94 What your toddler thinks is playing is actually cleaning
95 The bath tub wash toy your baby will laugh at
96 The sleepable, washable, cleanable animal
97 How I learned to make my toddler love bath time
98 The stuffed animal for bath time
99 Toddlers love bath time when they can bring in their toys
100 Wash your toddler like a zoo keeper
101 The animal wash toy your toddler will love


Overall: Meh. I never hit a stride with this one. The lines are a bit generic. No spark. I need to get my groove back.

Lessons:  Generic lines are boring?

  • The reviews were lackadaisical. Mostly just “Cute!” said over and over. Which if fine—I’m not discounting the product—but it wasn’t very inspirational.

Time: 1:35 over 2 sessions. So my failure isn’t due to lack of effort.