This is seriously so fun! My kids love this craft project and it is one that I really enjoy doing with them. It is quick, easy, and cleans up in a snap. Non-toxic and doesn't stain anything. Can't beat that!!
1 Tbsp Self rising flour
1 Tbsp table salt
4 tsp. water
a few drops of food coloring
In a small container mix the first 3 ingredients together until a completely smooth paste forms. Add a few drops of desired food coloring to each container.
Using Q-tips, "paint" on your paper. You can free-hand it or print out a coloring page for your kids to paint. We printed Mother's Day cards from this site. It also has some other fun coloring pages you can print for free. The thicker the paint, the puffier it will be, but be careful not to soak your paper.
When you are done painting, lay it flat in the microwave and cook for 10 seconds (or until the paint is dry). Pull it out and watch your kids "ooohhh" and "aaahhh" at how cool it is and what amazing artists they are.
You could also decorate regular paper, cut it down to size and use them as note cards. Gramdmas would LOVE this. Get creative and have fun!!
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