Make Your Own Finger Paints – It’s Even Edible!

(Last Updated On: September 4, 2019)

When it’s craft time, skip the store bought finger paints and make your own! It’s safe for little ones, it’s even edible! And it’s more cost effective. Get creative and have some fun when you make your own finger paints.

DIY Edible finger paints

Make Your Own Finger Paints – It’s Even Edible!

If you are looking for some fun crafts to do while the weather is chilly outside, Finger painting is a good one!  Did you know it was easy to make your own Finger paints? In fact, it’s even edible ๐Ÿ™‚ Make your paints, grab some paper and let the kiddos HAVE fun!  I know my kiddos love to paint and create.

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Edible Finger Paints
Recipe Type: Crafts
Author: Tracy @
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Kids love to get messy and creative! Here’s how to make your own finger paints, and it’s even edible! So, you don’t have to worry about them putting their fingers in their mouth! Have fun making your own finger paints!
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 cups warm/hot water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • Food Coloring
  • Paper – maybe newspaper to cover the table too ๐Ÿ˜‰
  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt with cold water
  2. Once mixed well, add warm water
  3. Divide mixture into small bowls (or use an empty egg carton or plastic cups!)
  4. Add food coloring (just a drop or two will do!)
  5. Mix
  6. Have fun!


Have fun making your own Finger Paints!

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