Making Homemade Paints!

Grace Hinderlider and Brenna Large

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Have you ever wondered how paint is made? Now you can make your own at home! It is super easy and really fun. You will need…

  • 3 Tablespoons of sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups of water
  • food coloring
  • saucepan


First, you will combine the ingredients in a small saucepan. Heat until the mixture thickens. Let it cool and pour it into containers. Add food coloring. You can create new colors by mixing food coloring together!

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