How to make Finger Paint

Finger paint is an ever-popular activity to do with older babies and toddlers. Most littlies love it and it’s a great introduction to drawing and writing. My toddler still prefers fingers to the paintbrush. I guess it’s just way more fun to get down and dirty!

Why not try this make at home recipe for finger paint (with the added bonus that you don’t need to worry if a bit gets eaten along the way).

What you’ll need:
1 cup cornflour
3 cups water
food colouring
Mixing bowl

What to do:
Mix the cornflour in a little cold water to make a smooth white paste


Add boiling water gradually, stirring constantly until the paste thickens
Add colour of your choice

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