Homemade Baby Finger Paint
(I got the recipe here, but I'll write it out for you too---my own, to the point version)
1 1/2 tsp white sugar
1/2 cup dry cornstarch
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup cold water
Mix the ingredients together in a small saucepan. Heat on medium and stir continuosly, until the becomes the consistency of goopy paint. There's no better way to explain it. Separate into smaller batches and mix in whatever food coloring you like!
Yesterday was a great day to do this. We had a painter over doing the stairway, so we were stuck at home, and it was drizzling too, so I spread some towels on the kitchen floor and put a large piece of poster board (I really recommend this, so your little one can make a
|This was definitely a "diaper only" activity|
|We were a little tentative at first....it was very squishy....|
|After touching it only with the paper towel tube, she got into it...|
|And more into it....|
|WAYYYYYY into it.....I'd say this was a success.|
|A small oversight: because the painter was here, we couldn't get upstairs to the tub, so sink bath it was!|
Be brave mommies, try this one out!