Wednesday, March 10, 2010

MAKE YOUR OWN FINGER PAINTS

We all love to get our hands dirty in finger paints. But have you ever make your own?


What You Will Need:

Adult Help

1 cup and 3 tbsp water

3 tbsp cornstarch

Liquid detergent

Tempera paints


Directions:

1. With adult supervision mix cornstarch with 3tbsp of water. You should get a smooth paste.

2. Have adult helper bring 1cup of water to a boil.

3. Add boiled water to cornstarch paste. Stir.

4. Add 3 drops liquid detergent. (This makes clean up easier)

5. Add 2 drops of tempera paint. (The smaller the better)

You’ll want to store your home-made paints in a closed jar in the refrigerator. It will keep for days. When you are ready to paint, just set out for about 5 minutes. Now let those fingers get to painting!

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