Activity:

Salt Dough Paint

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What You Need:

  • Tempera paint
  • Measuring cup
  • Mixing bowls
  • Spoons
  • Flour (White, all-purpose)
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Poster board
  • Plastic squeeze bottles

What You Do:

  1. Have your child mix together equal amounts of flour, water and salt in a bowl to create a paint-like consistency.
  2. He can now pour equal amounts of this mixture into several bowls. Each bowl should contain a different color of paint.
  3. Encourage him to add a different color tempera paint to each bowl and mix it thoroughly.
  4. Help him pour each color into its own squeeze bottle, making sure the nozzles are replaced securely.
  5. He can now create his very own dough paint designs on the poster board, creating any picture he likes!
  6. After painting, have him set his poster aside to dry completely. Then, hang it up to share with friends and family!

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