This easy recipe is perfect for any fun arts and crafts activity. An easy paint recipe you can use with your kids that’s non-toxic. This is an easy tutorial to help make non-toxic homemade kids paint.
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How to make Non-Toxic Homemade Kids Paint
My kids love to get creative. They love painting and creating various arts and crafts. . Their favorite things in the world aren’t just getting a box of paints or a box of playdough they like making it. Activities like homemade edible frosting playdough and homemade play dough. That’s why I love this non-toxic homemade paint recipe.
This fun “recipe” includes items you probably have on hand already and will give your kids hours of fun.
Best of all the hours of fun your kids will have is well worth it. Your kids won’t just have fun painting but learning about colors and the theory of colors.
-2 cups flour
–Water-soluble food coloring
-2 cups salt
-two cups warm water
- In a large bowl, mix together the flour and salt. Stir in the water and mix until completely blended.
- Divide into containers and add food coloring. Stir well.
- You can make primary colors or mix colors to make secondary colors if you don’t have a lot of food color choices.
Tips for making homemade non-toxic kids paint
How do I give homemade paint a smoother consistency?
If you prefer a smoother consistency, heat the water and and stir in the salt until dissolved. Then mix into flour. The water may turn a shade of purple when the salt is added but the color will change quickly to a neutral tone.
This is so much fun to make that you can include your kids in the process or make it ahead of time . Best of all they can go all out creatively!
Finally, want to take the painting fun outdoors? Check out this fun Sidewalk Foam paint recipe. There are so many fun ways to have DIY Creative fun, all you need are a few ingredients and a lot of imagination.