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These were made with a recipe that used corn starch. They look great in the jars, but I think next time I make paint for her, I will use a recipe that calls for flour- these were a little too transparent. It only took a few minuts to mix these up- I got about a pint from the recipe, then split...
6 tsp. corn starch; divided
3 tsp. water; divided
3 tsp. cold cream; divided
In each containers, put 1 teaspoon of cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon each of cold cream and water. Add a different color food coloring to each cup. Mix well.
Time flies when you're having fun - The miles fly by too! You can make a long family car trip seem a lot shorter if you have fun with your kids along the way. Plan ahead with a few car activities, and making the journey can be as much fun as the destination. Here are a few ideas to get you...
Not sure if yours do but my kids use to LOVE finger paints, I dug this one out, thought I'd share
Finger Paints For Kids
3 tb Sugar
2 c Cold water
Soap flakes (laundry powder)
1/2 cup Cornstarch
Mix the sugar & cornstarch in over low heat. Add water and stir until...
I've been wanting to try finger painting with Tyler... I was worried that the paints would be toxic if he happened to lick his fingers. I don't know... they may make non toxic paints. But anyways, I found this tonight!
Fun In the Tub Finger Paints
1/3 c. mild diswashing soap(Ivory works great)
1 tbs. Cornstarch
2-3 drops food coloring
Mix cornstarch and liquid soap in bowl. Pour equal amounts into ice cube tray. Pour drops of food coloring into each section and mix until blended.
Paint away while in the...
Homemade Finger Paints
Mix 1/4 cup cornstarch with 2 cups cold water. Boil the mixture until it thickens. Pour into storage containers for each color you want to make and then mix in food coloring. Empty film containers with lids make great storage containers.
Here is another idea I found from The Tightwad Gazette:
I use a lot of finger paint here, so I will definitely try this "recipe" next time my kids want to paint! :)
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1/2 c. cornstarch
3 tbsp. sugar
2 c. cold water
Soak gelatin in...
1/2 C. pure soap flakes (Ivory Snow)
3/4 C. water
Electric mixer or wire whisk
Whip the soap flakes and water together until you get the texture of shaving cream.
Add food coloring.Use a brush to paint the wall around the bathtub. Give your...