Edible paint might just be the best idea ever invented! I have seen lots of recipes around the place lately with the most popular being yogurt and food colouring. My little one has a milk allergy though so yogurt is out of the question. We use the next best thing – baby rice cereal!
First you mix it up with lots of water until you get a nice consistency then you add the food colouring. I probably added a little bit too much but I love how bright the colours were!
I put a splash mat down outside on our patio and let my 9 month old go to town – she absolutely loved it and so did I! It was really fun watching her mix the colours together with her hands and she had a little taste as well.
I would definitely recommend this activity to everyone! So simple, cheap and not much mess either if you pop a mat down – you can just hose it off and put bub in the bath afterwards!
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Hi there! Just wondering if the food coloring stains at all? Seems like a lot of fun! 🙂
Did the food coloring stain your child?? Would it stain my bathtub??
It can stain skin if you use too much dye but it does wash out eventually!
It can stain if you use too much dye but it does wash off eventually =)
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