3-ingredient glue paint is a fantastic and easy-to-make rainy day project for kids and parents!


  • school glue
  • food coloring
  • water
  • small mixing bowls
  • spoon
  • paint brushes
  • paper



    1. In small bowls, add about 2 tablespoons of ordinary school glue.

    2. Add two drops of food coloring per bowl.

    3. Add just a dab of water (a splash or two) to each bowl.

    4. Mix together well with a spoon.

    5. Dip paint brushes into the paint and create works of art!

Caroline Gravino, a PBS Parents resident crafter, is a designer of creative family projects, tinkering painter and mother of four children. She writes about project ideas for the whole family and how to encourage creativity in kids on the popular blog, Salsa Pie and shares videos on the PBS Parents YouTube

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