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Playful Paint Combination Ideas for kids

Playful Paint Combination Ideas for kids

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Playful Paint Combination Ideas for kids

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Do you like mixing colors to create a new color? I’m sure you do. Creating new colors is exciting.

Today, we bring you some of the most amazing color combination ideas to make you fall in love with colors. All these ideas are very easy so anyone can do it.

Playful Paint Combination Ideas for kids

Kool-aid sand paint

Mixing color with sand gives it a cool and smooth texture. It gives a different look to the whole color. All you have to do is mix all the ingredients well.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Flour, kool-aid, craft sand, water
  • Procedure: In a glass bowl, take a desired amount of flour and add the kool-aid to it. You can also add the cool-aid powder. Now slowly start adding water to it. Add a little amount mix it. You can add more water if the consistency is too thick. Put the craft sand and mix well. Your sand paint is ready. Use it as you want.

Scented chalk paint

Image Source/Tutorial: LearnPlayImagine.

Making your colors is fun! But staining is the biggest headache. Food colors leave a stain that is difficult to remove.

Today, we bring you the easiest recipe of paint that will not stain your house.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Chalk, kool-aid, water
  • Procedure: First of all you have to make the chalk powder. Take all the chalks together and mash them with a hammer or anything to make a powder. Add the powder to a bowl. Put a kool-aid color and start adding water. If the consistency is thick, add more water and you’re ready to play.

DIY watercolors from dried out markers


Image Source/Tutorial: Parenting Chaos

What if you can use the dried-out markers which you were going to throw to create homemade watercolors? Sounds exciting, right!

Today we are going to make those expensive watercolors with the easiest recipe you can get. All you need is patience. So, let’s get started.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Dried out markers, water, glass jars
  • Procedure: Collect all the dried-out markers and put all of them in one place. Fill the glass jars half with water. Remove the cap of the markers and put the lid in the water. You’ll see the water changing its color. Let the marker sit in water for 5 days or a week. You’ll that the ink of the water has been absorbed in the water. After a week, your watercolor is

DIY fingerpaint

Image Source/Tutorial: Happy Hooligans

This fingerpaint is so simple in making that even a little kid can make it easier. Easy and inexpensive, it is completely safe to use on hands as it is made of all-natural and homemade things.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Flour, water, food color/ watercolor
  • Procedure: In a bowl, take a desired amount of flour and add water. Heat the mixture on a low flame by stirring continuously. When the mixture starts leaving the sides, switch off the flame. Add the food color and mix well. If the mixture is too solid, add cold water.

washable window paint

Image Source/Tutorial: Tinkerlab

Create some vibrant designs on your window to give it a beautiful look. Make these washable window paints to decorate your house windows.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: All-purpose flour, water, food color, dishwashing bar/ liquid
  • Procedure: Take a cup of flour in a bowl. Add water, dishwashing bar/ liquid in it. Mix well. Make sure that there are no lumps in it. Then, add your favorite color add your washable paint is ready.

DIY natural dye fingerpaint

Image Source/Tutorial: The Imagination Tree

This fingerpaint is completely natural and easy to make. The things used for color are all-natural and easily available in your house. So let start making.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: All-purpose flour, carrot, beetroot, spinach, turmeric, blueberries, water, bowl
  • Procedure: For making the pink color, add a slice of beetroot, flour, and water in a mixer and blend well. For the orange color, add a carrot, flour, and water in the mixer and blend until smooth. Repeat the same process with all the things to get the desired color.

DIY textured paint

Image Source/Tutorial: Fun at Home with Kids

Textured paints are very interesting in making. They give your hands and the painting a completely different look.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Painting colors, essence, herbs, spices, paintbrush, container
  • Procedure: In a container, mix the painting colors, essence, and any other herb or kitchen ingredient. Mix all well. Your textured paint is ready.

Bubble bath bathtub paint

Image Source/Tutorial: Parenting Chaos

A bubble bath is fun, right! Today we will make a bubble bath bathtub paint to give our bathtubs a completely new look. The recipe is quite simple.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Painting colors, bubble bath, paintbrush, container
  • Procedure: In a bowl, add colors and a bubble bath. Mix well. You can add some water if needed. Transfer in a container to paint and start showing your painting skills.

Edible paint

Image Source/Tutorial: Simple Fun for Kids

The colors look beautiful, right! What if you can eat those beautiful colors with great taste.

We’ve got a yummy paint recipe for you. It’s easy to make and delicious.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Rice cereals, milk, food color
  • Procedure: In a bowl, take the desired amount of rice cereal and add milk to it. Mix well. Next, add food color and mix. Your edible color is ready.

Scratch & sniff paint

Image Source/Tutorial: Munchkins and Moms

Scratch & sniff paints are easy to make and are very playful. You can use this paint to decorate your cards or just play with them.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: White glue, water, chocolate powder/ food color
  • Procedure: In a bowl take white glue and mix it with a little water. Next, add chocolate powder or any color which you want to make. Mix well and it’s ready. Apply it wherever you want.

Beautiful sparkling colors

Image Source/Tutorial: Kids Activities Blog

These beautiful glittering colors look amazing and smell good. And it is super easy to make.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Skittles, corn syrup, container
  • Procedure: Separate different color skittles and put every color in a different container. Now fill the containers with corn syrup. Let is sit for some time. After a few hours, you’ll see that the syrup has been turned colorful. Now you can use these colors for your craft. It will give you a beautiful shimmery effect.

Diy candy paint

Image Source/Tutorial: mama papa bubba

These candy paints are very easy to make and affordable at the same time.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Colorful candies, cornstarch, water
  • Procedure: In a container, add candies of the same color. Put it on low flame. When the candy starts melting add water and cornstarch to it. Mix well so there are no lumps left. Repeat the same with all the other candies.

Jelly pudding paint

Image Source/Tutorial: learn play imagine

Jelly pudding paints are easy to make and their texture is very smooth and creamy.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Colorful jellies, cornstarch, water
  • Procedure: Melt the jellies of the same color in a container on a low flame. After melting, add cornstarch and water. Mix well. Now you can use this colo. Store the extra color in an airtight container.

Image Source/Tutorial: Craftulate

Glitters looks beautiful. The shine of the glitter colors can turn even a simple painting into an amazing one. So, what are you waiting for? Collect the materials and start making your glitter glue paint.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required

Diy glitter glue paint

Image Source/Tutorial: mama papa bubba

These colors are completely safe if your kids have the habit of eating everything. It can be made very easily and is very effective to use.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Poster paints, craft sticks, empty yogurt pots
  • Procedure: Transfer the paint color to the empty pots and put the popsicles in them. Let it freeze. After the colors are frozen, you can use them.

Rainbow fingerpaints

Image Source/Tutorial: Messy Little Monster

These rainbow finger paints look stunning when used and are completely safe. You can use them without any fear.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Unflavored gelatin, cold water, cornstarch, 7 packets of Kool-Aid (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, pink), mason jars (7), popsicle sticks 
  • Procedure: Add one-one packet of colors to every jar. Combine the gelatin and water in a small bowl. Allow the solution to rest for several minutes. Pour the cornstarch and water into a small saucepan. Heat and stir constantly until the mixture thickens. Whisk in the gelatin solution with a fork until combined. Divide the mixture evenly among the jars. Stir well with a popsicle stick.

Magic milk experiment

Image Source/Tutorial: Fireflies and Mudpies

This experiment will leave you completely amazed. You’re surely going to love this experiment.

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: Almond Milk or Cow’s milk, dish soap, Q-tips, cotton Balls, food coloring
  • Procedure: Fill a plate with milk and add 2 drops of each color. Soak a cotton ball in dish soap and place it in the center of the bowl. The color will explode. Let the reaction continue.

Image Source/Tutorial: Babble Dabble Do

Why coat your bread with butter and jam whenever you can twist it by making some edible colors?

  • Level: Easy
  • Materials required: one small container per color, some milk, some food coloring, and a pack of paint brushes
  • Procedure: Pour a bit of milk into each container and add a little food coloring to each one. Then mix it well. Your edible colors are ready. You can use these colors to decorate your beads.

Painted toast

Image Source/Tutorial: In the Playroom

So these are some of the easy and amazing paint ideas which anyone can make without much effort. All of this DIY is simple yet amazing and will help in enhancing your creative skills. 

Don’t forget to drop your valuable comments so that we keep on providing you with easy DIY ideas. 

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