Make art on a budget! The kids will have a blast making their own finger paints!
You Will Need
* 1/2 c. cornstarch
* 1/2 tsp. salt
* 2 c. cold water
* Food coloring
* 1 medium saucepan
* Mini storage bowls with lids
* 1 tbsp. glycerin
Step 1: Mix ingredients in the saucepan
Mix cornstarch, salt, and water in the saucepan.
Add glycerin to make the paints shiny.
Step 2: Heat mixture on low
Cook on low for 10 to 15 minutes and continue stirring until the mixture becomes smooth and thick.
Step 3: Remove from heat
Remove mixture from heat after it has reached the desired consistency. Set it aside and let it cool.
Step 4: Divide the mixture
Divide the mixture into storage bowls.
Step 5: Add color to each bowl
Add food coloring and stir to create your desired shade. Keep leftover paint by covering with a tight-fitting lid.
Fact: Finger paints were invented by an American educator in 1931.