Squiggle Paint

Kids will have a great time making this color paint - a fun craft project!

  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
cup salt
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons tempera powder (any color)
Glitter, confetti or other nonedible decorations
  • 1 In medium bowl, stir flour, salt, water and tempera powder until well mixed. Pour paint into plastic squeeze bottle with screw-on top.* Repeat this step with different tempera powders to make more colors, if desired.
  • 2 Squeeze designs onto paper or cardboard. Immediately sprinkle glitter or confetti over paint; let dry. Store paint in a covered container at room temperature up to 5 days. Paint is not edible; for decoration only.

Expert Tips

*Save squeeze bottles from honey, mustard, ketchup and other products.

If you prefer not to make "paint" from scratch, check out craft stores for fun products like puff paint. Place the kids' finished masterpieces in inexpensive frames and give as gifts to grandparents, aunties and uncles!