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Finger Paint Recipes
for Kids

Homemade Finger Paint Recipes

Do it yourself homemade finger paint recipes!

Fun and easy diy recipes for fingerpaints.  Great for parties or anytime you want to entertain kids!  

These are our 5 favorite finger paint recipes - all use common household items.

Cornstarch Finger Paints
1/2 Cup Cornstarch
2 Cups Cold Water
3 TBLS Sugar
Food Coloring
Liquid dishwashing soap
Small cups or bowls
Old saucepan

Mix cornstarch and sugar in pan on low heat.  Add cold water stirring until mixture is a thick consistency.  Remove pan from heat.  Separate into four containers.

Add a few drops of dishwashing soap and a few drops of food coloring to each container.  Mix well and let cool. 

Flour Finger Paint

1 1/2 Cups Cold Water
1 Cup Flour
1 1/4 Cup Hot Water
2 TBLS Salt
Food Coloring
Old Saucepan
Mix flour and salt in the pan.  Add the cold water and beat mixture with a whisk until it is smooth and there are no lumps.  Add the hot water and turn up the heat.  Boil mixture until it is a thick consistency.  Beat again until it is smooth.  Separate into bowls and add food coloring. 

Kool Aid Finger Paint

2 packages of unsweetened Kool Aid - use different flavors to make different colors
2 Cups Flour
3 Cups Boiling Water
3 TBLS oil
1/2 Cup Salt

Mix all ingredients together.  Cool before use.

Microwave Finger Paints

3 Cups Cold Water
1/2 Cup Cornstarch
Food Coloring
In large bowl mix cornstarch and 1 Cup of the water.  Then stir in remaining water.  Microwave mixture on high for 8 minutes until it is thick.  Stir every 2 minutes.  Divide mixture into 5 or 6 bowls and add food coloring.  Cool before using. 

Easy Finger Paint

Mix the tempra and starch together in a bowl until well blended.  Add water a little at a time if needed.  Make up different colors in different bowls as needed. 


Party games for ages 7, 8 and 9

Party Games for 5 and 6 year olds

Birthday games for ages  10, 11, 12

Finger Paint Recipes for kids

  Play Dough


Bath Salts

  Face Paint

Invisible Ink

Paper Mache




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