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Bubbly Finger Paint

This recipe uses common household ingredients for added sensory fun!

Homemade colorful fingerpaint


materials for finger paint

  1. Mix the sugar and the cornstarch together in a pot over low heat.
  2. Slowly stir in the water
  3. Continue to stir the mixture until it becomes clear and gel-like.
  4. Add the dish soap and remove from heat.
  5. Mix in food coloring as desired

You can paint directly on a counter top that you want to clean, because the finger paint is made from dish soap!

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