This homemade chalk paint recipe is ever so easy to make and gives a great sensory play material for kids art – indoors or out.
Our Exploring Great Artists ebooks give you everything you need to create your own colorful units to study art at home or in your classroom. Each volume features a broad range of artists, creative art techniques, and interesting ideas for materials to explore. The ebooks are written by MaryLea Harris and draw on her many years of experience working with children in art classrooms. MaryLea is an artist, art teacher and mother of two. She combines her formal art training with her hands-on work in schools and art camps to create a resource which is easy to do at home or in class, fun, colorful, and which offers a rich arts education experience.
Complete art lesson plans in each volume
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It’s very easy and inexpensive to make your own watercolor paints. Here’s a ‘how to’ taken from my new book Art Spark with several ideas for homemade watercolor paint recipes and links to famous art example that use paint made from natural ingredients.
How to make homemade watercolor paints
This homemade puffy paint recipe is really quick and easy to make. With just four household ingredients, you’ll be ready for some fun art and sensory play in minutes.
Homemade puffy paint recipe
Glue is a wonderful sensory material for children to explore, and a springboard into all sorts of art, making and experiments. Take a look at our glue activities, and join in with the play.