Cornstarch Paint

Activity:

Cornstarch Paint

Materials:

1/2 cup cornstarch

Saucepan

1/2 cup water

4 cups boiling water

Small jars

1 teaspoon of powdered tempera paint per jar or/ 1 tablespoon liquid tempera paint per jar

Packets of Koolaid

Description:

Measure the cornstarch into the saucepan. Add cold water and stir the mixture to make a smooth paste. Stir in boiling water. Place the saucepan over medium-low heat and stir in the paste until it’s boiling. Boil the paste for 1 minute, then remove it from the heat and let it cool. Spoon some of the paste into each jar. Stir in paint to desired color. Cover the jars and put them into the fridge.

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