Flour Paint

Activity:

Flour Paint

Materials:

1/4 cup flour

Saucepan

1 cup water

Small jars

3 tablespoons of powdered tempera paint per jar

2 tablespoons water per container

1/2 teaspoon liquid starch or liquid laundry detergent per container

Description:

Measure flour and place in pan. Add 1 cup of water while stirring the mixture until smooth paste is achieved. Heat paste in oven on low for 10 minutes and stir until it begins to thicken. Let the mixture cool. Measure 1/4 cup of paste into each container. Add 3 tablespoons of powdered tempera paint and 2 tablespoons of water to each jar. Add starch or laundry detergent to change finish. Cover jars for storage.

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