Painting Ideas for Children
Learn to make your own paint!
Do you want a diy, taste-safe recipe to make your own paint? Here is a simple recipe you can do at home to make your own paint, because it is made of natural ingredients it means it is taste safe- which is great for younger children.
Homemade Flour Paint Recipe
- Firstly, find some old jars or pots- this is what you will mix the paint in.
- Place a heaped teaspoon of flour and 2 teaspoons of water into a jar and mix together. Use different jars for different colours. If the mixture is to thick, add more water until it is a smooth consistency.
- Next, add in food colouring. Add in as many different colours as you wish.
- You’re now ready to use your paints!
When painting, why not try painting without paintbrushes? Instead of a paintbrush, you could use…
- Small toy cars
- Bubble wrap
- Cotton buds