Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Tuesday Toddler Fun: DIY Finger Paint

 No baby yet ... :)
but that's ok -- Monkey man and I have been having a great week -
lots of projects, play dates & long naps!

Yesterday we made some DIY Finger Paint
it was SO easy and SO much fun ...
I thought I'd share the recipe with you!
{plus you probably already have everything in your pantry!}

Homemade {edible} Fingerpaint:
3 tbs sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup cornstarch
2 cups water
Food coloring/gel

Combine all the ingredients in a small sauce pan and warm until the mixture thickens. {p.s. don't walk away with the burner on high - it will turn into a gooey glob}. Once it cools, add the food coloring of your choice and place in containers! I didn't have any baby food jars, so I picked up these cute little containers at the Dollar Store. They came in a pack of 10 and were perfect!
 That's it! 
Now start painting!
Get messy and have some fun!
I can't wait to show you what we did with the canvas he painted!!

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  1. What a great idea! I am going to save this for the next rainy day we have. My kids will LOVE that they get to make it too!

  2. Awesome idea - thanks for sharing! I had to Pin this one!!!

  3. Here from Wandering Wednesday and your newest follower. I love this idea. My kids would really love it as well. Nice to "meet" you!

  4. Edible fingerpaints sounds awesome! I mean I know they are for kids and all, but honestly I used to love fingerpainting!

    Stopping by from the Welcome Wednesday Blog Hope!

    ~your newest follower

    Find me at www.theclumsycoquette.com

  5. Looks like fun:)

    I'm a new follower from the hop,would be great if you would follow back?

  6. Oh, this looks like fun. Just need my craft space to be up and running! Popping over from the blog hop! Newest follower. Good luck with the delivery!


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