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This homemade finger paint recipe is easy and inexpensive to make and can be so much fun for kids! My youngest son can’t get enough finger painting! He just loves it and of course, mom has to post all of those materpieces in a prominent place on the fridge!

Homemade Finger Paint Recipe

Try this easy homemade finger paint recipe from our Dining On A Dime Cookbook and see if your kids love it as much as mine do!

Homemade Finger Paint Recipe

1 pkg. unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 1/2 cups water
liquid dish detergent
food coloring

Dissolve gelatin in 1/2 cup water. Set aside. In a saucepan, add cornstarch. Then slowly stir in 1 1/2 cups water over medium heat until well blended. Cook until it boils, becomes smooth, thickens and turns clear. Add gelatin mixture and stir well. Pour into containers and add a drop of liquid dish detergent. Add food coloring until you get the desired shade. Store covered in the refrigerator 4 – 6 weeks.

For more easy kids’ recipes like this homemade finger paint recipe, check out our Dining On A Dime Cookbook!



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