Make your own paint
Make your own paint

Kids Activities: Make Your Own Paint

Make your own paint with just 4 ingredients

Make your own paint with your toddler! This would actually be 2 great activities, one is making the paint and the other using it. So it will keep your kids busy for a while!


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1 cup water
  • Food Colouring

Simple, just mix it all up!

We stored it in tomato sauce bottles, making it easy to pour, use and store.

Mixing paint
Mixing Paint
Paint in Tomato Sauce Bottles
Paint in Tomato Sauce Bottles


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  1. So clever and easy 🙂

  2. Ok!!!! I’m making this!!!!

  3. These are cool what a clever idea and i can imagine it will be alot of fun making the paint and then to use it.

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