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Make Your Own Finger Paint

  • 1/2 cup laundry starch or cornstarch
  • Cold water
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup soap flakes
  • 2 Tbsp. glycerin



Mix starch with enough cold water to make a smooth paste. Add boiling water and cook until glossy. Stir in dry soap flakes while mixture is warm; cool. Add glycerin. Keeps in airtight container for 1 week.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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October 28, 20050 found this helpful

Thanks for the recipe. Do you mean laundry detergent flakes or grated bar soap flakes?

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January 16, 20060 found this helpful

Moving up for answer to clarify the directions.

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