I am always trying to find unique, fun ideas to get my kids to explore with their senses – a great way to form brain pathways that are going to allow them to learn over their life – plus it is just plain FUN!!
I originally saw the idea for this edible finger paint from Enjoying the Journey.
Simple Edible Finger Paint Recipe
It is super simple – just pour some shaken sweetened condensed milk in small bowls. Add food coloring (I used my Wilton decorating colors because that is what we had on hand). One can will give you 4 small bowls. We used 2 cans partly because we had two cans laying around and partly because I think big & was imagining all the fun colors to paint with =-)
Here are all our colors in their bowls ready to go!
Now comes the squishy, sensory, beautiful FUN!! My baby, preschooler, and 1st grader all had a BLAST! They made some actual finger paintings.
The edible finger paint will dry on the paper after a couple hours. Although I don’t know that this is one for the memory books. Better let the experience and pictures be your keepsake.
My baby enjoyed mixing the colors with her fingers best of all.
The colors were so beautiful all mixed together!
I LOVE this season of life when I have little kiddos at home! Their sweet smiles, laughter, curiosity, endless cuddles, and even the messes (mostly!). I am truly blessed!
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