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  1. Jeanette Nyberg
    May 13 - 5:07 pm

    How fun! I bet you all were pretty hungry after the painting session. I want to try mint…

    • Cathy James
      May 15 - 6:37 pm

      Mint would be great – with green paint of course!

  2. Chris
    May 14 - 1:50 am

    This is a brilliant idea!! How long does the smell of spice last? I want to try this with my kids, they would love it!!

    • Cathy James
      May 15 - 6:36 pm

      I’ve just been to do a smell test for you Chris! The paint on the pictures no longer has a scent but the paint that we still have left in the pots (with lids on) still has a great scent. Maybe two weeks later.

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  4. The Blasphemous Homemaker
    Jun 25 - 6:02 am

    Please warn your readers that turmeric is a strong plant dye that requires no additives to be a permanent color on fabric and carpeting. I’ve seen this going around Pinterest, and it scares me to think of an unsuspecting parent letting their child use this spice anywhere but outside or a well-protected space. Thank you.

  5. […] children loved using our homemade spice paints, so I thought we would update them for the festive season and make some Christmas paints. […]

  6. […] 26. Spices […]

  7. […] Invite your child to pick some of their favourite colours of paint, and see if they can trace over the letters you have prepared. The paint makes an interesting sound on the tin foil, adding an extra sensory element. (You could even use scented paint) […]

  8. Nicola
    May 08 - 6:31 pm

    Hi guys I have younger children that have sensory delay so every thing is very oral … Any ideas other than paint but with the spices cheers

  9. […] Ali) 28. Rain Painting (Housing a Forest) 29. Watercolour resist with candles (Just for Daisy) 30. Homemade Spice Paint (NurtureStore) 31. Homemade Glitter Paint (Mama.Papa.Bubba) 32. Making Glue Paint (Teach Preschool) […]

  10. […] recipe for scented paint feels like a cheat, as it’s so easy to make! Our homemade spice paint is always popular, both with my children and those of you who read along with us, so I thought […]

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