Combine 1 tablespoon self-raising flour, a few little drops of food coloring, 1 tablespoon salt and enough water to make a nice smooth paste.
Have children paint on a thick sheet of cardboard. Then microwave the design on high for 10 – 30 seconds until the paint puffs and it’s all nice and dry.
Appropriate for ages 3’s and up.
- Small motor
- Sensory exploration (If you make your own puff paint.)
Related online training:
Traditional Washington STARS Continuing Education Online
Washington Core Competency: Curriculum and Learning Environment [3 hours]
Oregon Core Body of Knowledge: Learning Environments & Curriculum [3 hours]
Child care professionals: This course is approved for Washington and Oregon only.