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What you will need:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup organic cornstarch
  • natural food coloring
  • a muffin tin
  • paintbrushes

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Step 1: Get Mixing

Have you child combine the water and cornstarch and stir until well mixed. Believe it or not – this part is very fun for kids, the combination of water and cornstarch is amazing!

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Step 2: Add Coloring

Have your child add a couple of drops of natural food coloring to each section in a muffin tin.

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Step 3: Make a Rainbow

Have your child pour the water/cornstarch mixture into each muffin section.

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Step 4: Stir it Up

Have your child stir the mixture until the color is completely mixed.


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Step 5: Add Paintbrushes

Give your child a selection of paintbrushes and send him outside.

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Step 6: Enjoy a Creative Afternoon

Enjoy watching your child create beautiful art on your sidewalk.

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Step 7: Clean Up – It’s a Breeze

Give your child the hose and ask him to quickly spray the chalk away – and it’s okay if he gets soaked in the process.