Homemade Non-toxic Finger Paint for Toddlers

Erbaviva Homemade Non-toxic Finger Paints
The sensory experience of finger paint is wonderful for toddlers and children. The connection to colors, the nurturing of creativity, and the freedom of expression are invaluable. Plus finger painting improves motor skills and introduces shape concepts. Here's an easy recipe for homemade non-toxic finger paint.


4 tablespoons of sugar
1/2 cup of cornstarch
2 cups of cold water
4-6 jars or glass containers
1 set of vegetable-based food coloring

Erbaviva Homemade Non-toxic Finger Paints



In a medium saucepan combine 4 tablespoons of sugar and 1/2 cup cornstarch.

Add 2 cups of cold water and heat over medium heat until the mixture is thick.

Divide into four or more containers, and add natural food coloring as desired.

Let your DIY finger paint cool completely and enjoy!
Erbaviva Homemade Non-toxic Finger Paints for Toddlers


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  • I want to start finger painting with my baby. Is this washable?

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  • Awesome! I’m sharing this with my DIY group!

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