Homemade Finger Paint

What you will need:

2 cups of water

1/2 cup of cornstarch

3tbs of sugar

2tsp of salt

food coloring


Heat in a pot on the stove on medium heat. Heat and stir until it thickens.

Do not allow it to become to thick.

Let it cool.

Add desired food coloring.



This came out thicker than I expected.

However it was actually a pleasant surprise. It turned out to be an awesome sensory texture.

That lead to a very happy little boy.

What do you mean I have to take a bath?

Warning: It takes a nice long bath to get all the food coloring off of the skin. You don’t have to worry about scrubbing extra hard. The color will eventually wash off. It took about 20 minutes of soaking.

 I will admit I thought I might have an Incredible Hulk look a like for a day or two.  Thank goodness it rinsed off.

Click here to watch a video of Josh playing with the paint.


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