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Make puffy paint from your pantry staples

Stuck at home and looking for something fun to do with the little ones?

Why not get them involved in making their own paint and not just any paint but PUFFY paint.

Everything you need is likely in your pantry already.

And it is easy, as you can see, the children at our Ellenbrook Early Learning Centre were able to make it with a little guidance from their educators.

Here’s what you’ll need:


1 Tablespoon of self-raising flour

1 Tablespoon of salt

3 Teaspoons of water (coloured using food colouring)


Place flour into bowl and then add salt.



Add the coloured water and use a paint brush or spoon to mix until all ingredients have combined well into a paste.



Repeat the recipe for each colour.



Create beautiful, puffy paintings!