Paint safe

April 4, 2020
Kids projects

Paint with water (and food dye)

Make some water based paint which is easy to use and safe to play with.

Parent time

20 minutes

Kid time

1 hour


Ice cube tray


Food dye

Paddle pop sticks (or similar)



Mix water with food dye and fill a ice cube tray with each colour

Place paddle pop sticks or other sticks for handles in each ice cube cell

Freeze for 2- 4 hours


Best to use the ice paint on water colour / thicker paper

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