Art Supply Recipes*Always have an adult help you!PAINT RECIPESSIDEWALK PAINT
Mix ¼ cup cornstarch, ¼ cup water, and food coloring.WINDOW PAINT
Measure 2 tablespoons powdered tempera paint into container. Add 1 tablespoon warm water and mix to a paste. Add 1 teaspoon Joy dishwashing liquid, mixing gently to avoid becoming sudsy. Dries on a window in about 10 minutes. Washes off with a water/vinegar solution.FACE PAINT
In one section of a muffin tin, mix together 1 tablespoon shortening, 1 teaspoon flour & one drop of food coloring. Repeat to make several colors in the sections of the muffin tin. Use finger to paint face. Wash off face with warm water & soap.CLAY RECIPESBASIC PLAYDOUGH
Combine 2 cups flour, 1 cup salt, and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Gradually add 1 cup water colored with 5 or 6 drops of food coloring. Stir and knead. Keep in plastic bag or covered container for approx. 2 to 4 weeks. This is not good dough for hardening finished objects.
CLAY FOR HAND OR FOOT PRINTS
Combine 2 cups flour, ½ cup salt, and ¾ cup water. Knead, knead, and knead some more. Roll with a rolling pin, press in your hand or foot! Let air dry or put in 300 degree oven for 1 hour. You can color with food coloring before or color (paint of any kind) after and seal with a spray or brush on sealer.SALT DOUGH
Combine 2 cups flour and 1 cup salt in bowl. Mix well. Slowly add 1cup water and stir to form ball. Knead 7-10 minutes to give dough a firm consistency. To harden finished product let air dry or bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes. Great for making ornaments!CRAYON RECIPESSOAP CRAYONS
Mix ¼ cup water & 1 ¾ cups soap flakes together. Add 50 drops food coloring & put mixture into an ice cube tray. Allow to harden. Break or cut into pieces. Fun to write with on the tub when bathing & face & hands! Can also be used when still a little soft as face paint!GLUE RECIPE
Mix ¾ cup water, 2 Tbs. corn syrup and 1 tsp. white vinegar in a saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil. In a small bowl, mix ½ cup cornstarch and ¾ cup cold water. Add this mixture slowly to the first mixture. Stir constantly. Let stand overnight before using.