- 1 c flour
- 1 c sugar
- 1 c cold water
In a saucepan, heat mixture, then gradually add 5 cups more water and cook until thick. Add food coloring as desired. This is flexible, leather-like, non-chip finger paint, but it takes a long time to cook.
Clear Fingerpaints with Paint Shakers
- Clear fingerpaint or liquid starch
- shaker jars with powder paint
- newspaper to cover table, aprons
- Cover table with newsprint. Put aprons on.
- Give child a dab of clear fingerpaint or liquid starch, and ask that (s)he put it on the paper.
- Allow child to choose a shaker and shake powder on the fingerpaint, then mix it with his/her hands.
- Allow child to try different colors and mixing them together. Provide more fingerpaint or liquid starch as needed.
Chocolate Pudding Fingerpaint
- Instant Pudding (Chocolate, Vanilla, Butterscotch, Pistachio, etc.)
- Whisk or jars with lids for shaking (to mix pudding)
- Child prepares pudding according to box directions or with less milk, for thicker paint.
- Spoon a little pudding on the paper and fingerpaint! This is a wonderful paint, as it is entirely edible!