It's easy to make your own wash-off nontoxic pigments using just a few household items. This is a great hands-on activity to keep the kids happily occupied at your upcoming block party, barbecue, or any ordinary summer day.

Updated May 27, 2019
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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

In a small container, mix equal parts water and cornstarch.

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Step 2

Add dry tempera paint, and stir until completely dissolved.

Step 3

Use a paintbrush to stir and paint with the mixture. When done, it washes off with water.

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