• Art Recipes
    please have an adult help you
    and have fun!
     
    Paper Mache'
    1 cup of cool water
    1/4 cup of flour
    5 cups of boiling water
     
    mix flour and cool water, stir into boiling water and let cool
    Dip newspaper into mixture, wipe of excess and smooth over form
    coat the form several times with newspaper and paper mache
    let dry and decorate
     
    Modeling Clay
    2 cups of salt
    2/3 cups of water
    1 cup of corn starch
    1/ 2 cup of cold water
     
    stir salt and 2/3 cup of water over heat until dissolved, 
    remove from heat and stir in cornstarch and cold water,
    mix until smooth then return to heat and cook until thick,
    cool before using
    store in a plastic bag
     
    Whipped Snow
    2 cups of warm water
    1 cup of pure laundry soap or flakes
    electric mixer
    food coloring
     
    put water and soap in a large bowl,
    beat with mixer until very fluffy
    add food coloring of choice
    mix again until color is dispersed
    mold into shapes on a piece of paper or by itself
    (cover table with wax paper it will peel off easier)
    let dry
     
    Finger Paint
    Flour
    Water
    Food Coloring
     
    Mix equal parts of flour and warm water
    add the desired color
    paint!
     
    Pasta Dye
    1 cup of rubbing alcohol
    food coloring
     
    mix rubbing alcohol and food coloring,
    add any type of pasta to mix and stir,
    let pasta dry on wax paper
    *the longer it sits in mixture the darker it will get!
Last Modified on September 2, 2009