Little Schoolhouse

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Home Made Art Recipes

At the Little Schoolhouse, we love art and have a great time making our supplies. Here are a few to try at home:

  • Worlds Best Home Made Play Dough

1 Cup of Flour

1/2 Cup Salt

2 Teaspoons of Cream of Tartar

1 Cup Water

1 Tablespoon of Oil

Color

Mix all ingredients together on low heat until dough forms.

  • Finger Paints

3 Table spoon Sugar

1 Teaspoon Salt

1/2 Cup corn Starch

2 Cups Water

Coloring

Mix and paint.

  • Putty

1 Part Glue

1 Part Liquid Starch

Coloring

Mix and enjoy.

  • Putty #2

8 Ounces of White Glue

1 Cup of Water

1/2 Cup Borax

Coloring

Mix food coloring into glue

Mix borax into the  water

Slowly add water to glue until putty forms

  • Water Color Paints

4 Tablespoons or Baking Soda

2 Tablespoons of Vinegar

1/2 Cup of Light Corn Syrup

Coloring

Mix all together and let harden.

  • Cloud Dough

4 Cups Flour

1/2 Cup Baby oil

Mix and enjoy.

  • Moon Sand

4 Cups Play Sand

2 Cups Corn Starch

1 Cup Water

Mix and enjoy.

  • Puffy Paint

1 Tablespoon Self-Rising Flour

1 Tablespoon Salt

Coloring

Mix paint on heavy cardboard then microwave for 30 seconds or until fully puffed. Let dry.

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