How To Make Paint For Kids
Make Paint For Kids With Household Staples
Did you know you can make paint for kids at home? You probably have most of the supplies you need readily available in your kitchen and bathroom.
So when your children say, "I want to paint." You don't need to run to the store to buy paints, just go to your kitchen cabinet and start mixing colors to make your own paint for kids.
Making paint for kids is a fun inexpensive activity for a kids party too. You could let the children take turns painting each others hands of faces. Alternatively, a grown up could set up a booth for painting and monitor the partygoers.
Painting is a great activity for kids anytime. Finger paints engage several senses such as seeing, touch, and even hearing the squishy sounds of the paint. While face painting with a brush encourages children to learn their colors and practice fine motor skills while having fun.
Watch the videos and see the recipes below to make paint for kids at home.
How to Make Face Paint For Kids
Make Homemade Face Paint For Kids
Homemade Face Paint Recipe
You Will Need
1 tsp. cornstarch
1/2 tsp. water
1/2 tsp. cold cream
In each cup of a muffin tin, mix cornstarch, water, cold cream, and a couple drops of food coloring. A different color for each cup. Stir.
You're ready to have some fun!
How to Make Finger Paints For Kids
Make Finger Paint For Kids
Finger Paint Recipe
You Will Need
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup cornstarch
2 cups cold water
4 plastic cups
Mix the cornstarch and salt together in saucepan. Then add the water and mix. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly. The mixture should start to boil and thicken (usually about 5 minutes). Remove from the stove; cool and pour into the plastic cups. Add a little food coloring to each cup.