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Make your own paint

Learn how to make non-toxic paint at home. Fun to do and easy to clean up.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • Mixing bowl with a whisk or spoon
  • 1 set of food colouring
  • At least 6 plastic cups


In a large bowl mix together 1 cup of warm water, 1 cup of table salt and 1 cup of flour.

Divide the mixture equally into at least 6 plastic cups.

Squirt a few drops of blue food colouring into a cup. Do the same with the 3 other colours, then mix each cup.

Mix yellow and red food colour to get orange. Try blue and red to get purple.