This DIY Puffy Paint Recipe is so easy to make it’s almost funny that I was nervous to make it!! Isabella is quite the artist so she was so excited to get to make her own paint and paint with it! Everything we needed was right in my pantry making it a no-hassle project!
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Over the years we have made this several times and every time we have made the Puffy Paint the kids have a blast! Since we love to cook it’s only just as much fun to make arts and crafts out of the pantry as well right?
The first time we made this the kids thought it was awesome things we use to make cakes and cookies can make paint for arts and crafts! I discovered a pin on Pinterest for Get Your Mess On‘s ratio!!
DIY Puffy Paint Recipe Ingredients:
- 1 Cup of Flour
- 1 Cup of Sugar
- Food Coloring (or a different paint)
- 1 Cup of Salt
- 1 Cup of Water
- Squeeze bottles
How To Make DIY Puffy Paint:
Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl together.
Add your water to the dry ingredients.
Slowly mix in your food coloring or paint until you get the consistency that you want for the puffy paint.
Pour into bottles you may need a funnel or use a measuring cup to do so. I was really surprised at the selection on Amazon for the squeeze bottles!! The best part is you don’t have to leave the house to get them!
(6pk) 14 oz Plastic Squeeze Squirt Condiment Bottles with Twist On Cap LidsNopro Plastic Funnel, Set of 3SET OF 2 — 24 Oz. (Ounce) Large Clear Squeeze Bottle, Condiment Squeeze Bottle
*Keep extra water on hand to help to thin it out if your paint gets too thick*
*You can use the paint for finger painting as well and add glitter to give it an extra special twist*
Paint and enjoy the puffy paint!
Now if you don’t have fancy squeeze bottles you can step up the level of frugalness to this craft the first time we made this in 2013 we had empty ketchup bottles! Can’t get any cheaper than that right? However, the kids loved the new squeeze bottles and are already talking about making a new kind of paint.
Have you made a DIY Puff Paint Recipe before?? How did the kids like it?
jenny at dapperhouse says
I am so making this for my pre-school class tomorrow!! THANKS!
thanks for sharing!
Omg I love this idea and cheap
Thanks! I’ve been searching for an easy puffy paint recipe to make our tactile alphabet cards. Can’t wait to try it 🙂