Make your own finger paint

Supplies needed:

3 Tablespoons of sugar

1/2 cup cornstarch

2 cups of cold water

Several colors of food coloring

Liquid dish detergent

Medium size sauce pann

Muffin tin or several small size cupts

Freezer paper or shelf paper with one side shinny

Old shirts to wear with buttons in back for painting

A sink or large bowl near by so hands can be washed after painting

Let you child prepare the recipe above.  Stir the mixture except for the dish deterent and pour it into sauce pan on low heat.  It will become thick.  Remove from heat and pour into cups or muffin tins.  Add food coloring to each one. Add a drop of dish detergent. Stir and let it cool and then you are ready to paint with both hands.  Be sure and use the shinny side of paper.

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