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Liquid Starch Finger paint
What You Need:
  • 1/4 cup liquid laundry starch
  • Food coloring or One-teaspoon tempera paint
What You Do:
  • Mix the starch with a few drops food coloring or paint until blended thoroughly. Store this in a airtight container.
Cornstarch Finger paint
What You Need:
  • Three Tablespoons Sugar
  • Two cups cold water
  • Food coloring
  • Soap flakes
  • One-Half cup cornstarch
What You Do:
  • Mix the sugar & cornstarch in over low heat. Add water and stir until mixture is thick. Remove from heat. Next divide the paint into several different containers. Add a few drops of food coloring and a pinch or two of soap flakes to each container. Stir well and let cool. Store this in an airtight container.
Flour Finger Paint
What You Need:
  • One-cup flour
  • 1 1/4 cups hot water
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • Two-tablespoons salt
  • Food coloring or tempera paint
What You Do:
  • Mix the flour, salt, and cold water in a saucepan. Beat the mixtures (with whisk or rotary beater) until smooth. Add the hot water and boil it until the mixture is thick. Beat until smooth. Add food coloring to add color. Store this in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Laundry Starch Finger Paint
What You Need:
  • One-cup laundry starch
  • Cold water
  • One-quart boiling water
  • One-cup pure white soap flakes
  • Food coloring or paint
What You Do:
  • Dissolve the laundry starch in cold water (slowly add water until fully disolved, it will take a different amount each time). Next, add boiling water to the starch and cold water mixture and boil until thick. Remove from heat and stir in soap flakes. Divide into small containers and add food coloring as desired. Store this in an airtight container in the refrigerator.