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Talking Homemade Paint Recipes

Cooked Fingerpaint
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1 quart boiling water
  • 1/2 cup talc
  • 1/2 cup soap flakes
  • Dry tempera

Moisten starch with cold water. Add boiling water and cook, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir vigorously. Add talc and flakes. Beat with egg beater. Cool. Add tempera for color.

Liquid Starch FingerPaint

Put one or two tablespoons of liquid starch on paper. Add a spoonful of dry tempera and mix.

Soap Flakes Fingerpaint
  • 1 cup soap flakes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Dry tempera or food coloring

Clean Paint

Liquid dishwashing detergent
Tempera or food coloring

Mix together. The detergent helps prevent stains and makes clean-up easier.

Face Paint

  • tsp.. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp.. cold cream
  • 1/2 tsp.. water
  • Food coloring

Blend together cornstarch and cold cream. Add water and stir. Add drops of food coloring until you reach the desired color. Mix until well blended. Store in an airtight container.

Face Paint 2
  • 2 tsp.. shortening
  • 2 1/2 tsp.. cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon white flour
  • 3-4 drops glycerin
  • Food coloring
  • Cold cream
  • Cotton swabs

Mix the shortening, cornstarch and flour until it forms a paste. Add the glycerin and continue to stir until the mixture becomes smooth and spreadable. Add food coloring one drop at a time until you get the desired color. Wash face before painting. Use cotton swabs to create simple designs such as a sun, heart, or flower. Face paint washes off with soap and water.

Whip flakes and water until thick and smooth. Stir in color if desired. Use a blob on slick-finished paper.

Corn Starch Finger Paint #1
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 package unflavored gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • food coloring or poster paint

In saucepan, mix cornstarch with 3/4 cup cold water to a smooth paste. Soak gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water. Set aside. Pour boiling water slowly over cornstarch mixture, stirring. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils and clears. Remove. Stir in gelatin. Cool and divide into separate small screw top jars. Add color. Refrigerate to store.

Corn Starch Finger Paint #2
  • 3 tbsps. sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups cold water
  • Food coloring
  • Soap flakes or liquid dishwashing soap

Mix sugar and cornstarch in medium saucepan over low heat. Add cold water and stir until mixture is thick. Remove from heat. Divide into four or five portions (in muffin tins or cups). Add a drop or two of food coloring to each portion and a pinch of soap flakes or soap. Stir and let cool. Store in airtight container.

Pudding Finger Paint
  • Instant Vanilla Pudding
  • Food Coloring

Mix pudding according to directions. To colour, add food coloring.

Jello Finger Paint
  • any kind of flavored jello
  • boiling water

Mix jello into boiling water until it is a good consistency for fingerpaint.

Kool-Aid Finger Paint

2 cups flour
2 packs unsweetened Kool-Aid
1/2 cup salt
3 cups boiling water
3 tbs. oil

In a bowl mix together flour, Kool-Aid, and salt. Add boiling water and oil. Mix ingredients until smooth.

Flour Finger Paint
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 1/2 cup cold water
  • Food coloring or tempera paint

Put flour and salt in a saucepan and add add cold water. Beat with a whisk or rotary beater until smooth. Add hot water and boil until mixture is thick. Beat until smooth. Keep in refrigerator and add food coloring as needed.

Poster Paint
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsps. powdered tempera paint
  • 2 tbsps. water
  • 1/2 tsp. liquid starch or liquid detergent

Pour flour into saucepan. Slowly add 1 cup water until mixture is smooth. Heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Cool. Add 1/4 cup flour paste into small jar or plastic container. Add tempera paint and water for each color. For opaque finish add liquid starch. For glossy finish add liquid detergent.

Sparkly Poster Paint
  • 1/2 cup liquid starch
  • 1/2 cup soap powder
  • 5/8 cup water
  • food colouring or powdered tempera paint (variable amount)
  • glitter

Beat together until the consistency of whipped potatoes. Add more water if necessary
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