Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Homemade Puffy Paint!

Since it's been pretty rainy lately, we had to come up with some fun indoor activities. I found a super easy recipe for homemade puffy paint on Pinterest (come follow me!)..
1 Tbs Self Raising Flour
1 Tbs Salt
Food Colouring (a few drops)
Water (enough to make a runny paste)

And you just mix it all up :D

{I Learned...How to make puffy paint! LOL}



 We used cotton buds to paint with..

Then once you've finished your picture you put it in the microwave on high for 30 seconds and it comes out nice and puffy!
 Charlotte was painting while watching her favourite tv shows - Fireman Sam and Octonauts :D
 Concentrating on her masterpiece..





and then, she {snapped}

 Then she thought she might try some mouth painting, lol

the long road

Just a little something Mummy whipped up ;D

William was asleep while we painted so we let him have a turn when we got back from jumping in puddles

He really only wanted to stick his fingers in the paint though :D


Thanks for stopping by!

xx

14 comments:

Buckeroomama said...

Your kids are super adorable!

This is so cool! I bet my two would love to do this, too. I will have to check this out. :)

I'm Holly said...

So much fun, I especially like the mouth painting. Now following you on Pinterest.

em said...

Seriously, that last picture is adorable. That is a really neat idea for puff paint.

Wanda said...

I LOVE this. Thanks for sharing - the kiddos will love this.

Love all the fun in your pictures.

Ashley Sisk said...

How fun - I'll have to try that!

Chic Homeschool Mama said...

HOW FUN IS THAT??!!!!!!! I totally have to give this a try!

Sara said...

I'll have to try that with my son. He loves Octonauts too! Beautiful colours and great light.

Amber said...

So fun!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. We will do it for sure.

I am following you on Pin!!

snapshots2011 said...

Oooh- that looks like a lot of fun! Is it sad that I'm 27 and want to do it? I'll have to go repin it to keep it in mind for the future. I bet it would make a fun school project!

Sarah P. said...

So fun! Such a great idea! And I'm also now following you on Pinterest. :) Fantastic photos, they are all so gorgeous.

Sereina said...

How fun!

Sarah said...

How cool is that! Awesome photos.

Courtney said...

Oh man! I love the PP on these?? Is this a preset?? It looks like one I have in the Paparazzi set from CM. I love it! It fits so well with your photos! I am totally going to try and make that puffy paint!! Love it!!

Phoenix Peacock said...

I've also heard mixing shaving cream and glue with colors makes a cook puffy paint that is really big and puffy!
I cant wait to try out this recipe too.

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