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.
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What you need


How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

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

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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