I know that when my kids are bored and you don’t want to stick them in front of the TV again, here is an easy and frugal way to keep them entertained – with your own homemade puffy paint with shaving cream, glue, and optional food coloring!
All you need to make your homemade puffy paint is to mix shaving cream and glue. I recommend a 1:1 ratio of shaving cream and glue – but it doesn’t need to be perfectly 1:1. I used about half of a shaving cream can in 4 paper bowls. Then I split up one bottle of liquid white glue between the 4 bowls. If you want some color, then go ahead and add a drop of 2 of food coloring to the bowl and stir.
Then grab some paper and let the artwork begin!
You will want to wait a few hours (even over night) to let this fully dry so that you can touch it and it will be soft and puffy!
Check out this 4 minute video that shows you how to make the easiest and most entertaining homemade puffy paint!! Super fun for kids of all ages – and not too terribly messy either!!
Check out how to make Homemade Play Dough – also with just 2 ingredients!!
Check out more frugal craft ideas and activities over here!