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I really enjoy putting together easy 2 ingredient recipes for my littles.
Especially when they incorporate the least amount of ingredients.
This time around I wanted something that was really easy and fun and that I knew I could just
pull out from our kitchen cupboard..
This DIY body paint recipe came about and it is so epic!
I’ll share below how I made this homemade face paint and how you can too!
Related: Looking for another fun and easy DIY recipe for kids? Check this one out!
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Bowl (to mix both portions.)
Food grade regular dye or gel dye
Muffin tin (optional)
This simple paint face kids activity was lots of fun and very easy to set up.
We’ve used this simple recipe for my girls to play and paint on their dolls, on themselves, as a DIY bath paint and on a sheet of paper.
It is very easy to put together. Here are the steps I took for this simple easy homemade paint recipe:
I added 2:1 ratio of baby lotion to unbleached flour into a bowl.
Then, add a little squirt of food coloring.
Mix it together.
And, voila you’ve made a really easy recipe for face paint, body paint, arts and crafts paint for kids!
This is a very easy recipe that it can even become a recipe for kids to make all on their own (3 and up).
How do you make paint safe for kids?
By creating simple DIY paint recipes such as this one!
Related: Here is another fun one to check out: Taste safe baby paint!
What kind of paint do you use for kids?
Here are some of the paints we have used in the past and that we love:
How do you make paint kid friendly?
Here are some other fun kid friendly DIY paint ideas we have made in the past:
Squishy Mess Free Painting idea for containing a fun painting recipe for kids
Ice painting recipe for kids
Related: Looking for a fun and easy painting using marshmallows for painting? Check out this rainbow marshmallow activity here!
How do you make non toxic paint for kids?
There are many examples above that incorporate how to DIY a paint recipe for making painting activities easy, fun and non toxic for kids.
Here is a really fun paint recipe we tried and truly love!
I hope you enjoyed these simple recipes for making paint right at home (mostly with household items) 🙂
If you’ve tried a fun recipe for face paint before or how to make your own paint recipe that is kid friendly, please share with us below!
I’d love to learn any new fun and easy ideas. Maybe we can try it out too! 🙂
Related: Here is a super easy squishy paint filled colored bag that was lots of fun!