Homemade Finger Paint

A Recipe for Homemade Finger Paint

Finger painting Fun

Finger Painting Fun

Summer is a great time for outdoor finger painting.  It was super fun for the kids.  It has a kind of semi-translucent quality.  We even used the extra on the shower walls without any adverse affects.  (I did clean it off right after she got out.)

Finger Paints:

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1/4 cup clear liquid dish soap (I used Dr. Bonners Peppermint Soap)
  • 5-10 drops food coloring (chart for colors is after the craft recipes)

Mix sugar and cornstarch, add water.  Heat slowly over low while mixing continually until it is thickened.  Add dish soap and food coloring.  Divide into 3 bowls & let cool.  It is like making “painting pudding.”

Finger Art Work

Finger Art Work