Love Overflowing

Snow day activity

on January 29, 2009

What to do when you are stuck in the house?? What to do???

My friend gave me an awesome “recipe” for puffy paint. I have had the stuff for some time but was just waiting for the right time to break it out. Snow day #2 was THE day. I am not totally sure that I made the “‘paint” right but let me tell you….This stuff entertained Emily for a good half hour or more! Granted I had to keep wiping off her hands as she hates paint on her hands but she enjoyed it!

So here’s what you do:

Take plain shaving cream and mix with glue (Elmers). Mix until the consistency is a little thicker than regular shaving cream. You can then add glitter and mix more. If you want to do different colors, you can add some powdered paint. Give your kiddo a paint brush and paper and let them go to town! It’s all soft and puffy when it dries.

I know we will definitely be doing this again! Totally worth the mess! (Note to self: Must buy cheap plastic table cloth for craft projects.)


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