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toddler finger paint recipe

Bath Paint Kids

An easy bath paint recipe a fun toddler bath activity!
5 from 25 votes
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Yield: 1 batch
Author: Carine



  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine liquid body wash and cornstarch until it forms a gooey white mixture.
  • Split the mixture evenly into plastic bowls or ice cube trays.
  • Stir in a few drops of liquid food coloring into each bowl, and your batch of paint is ready.
  • Play in the bath, under adult supervision, don't let your toddler alone playing with this paint recipe. Kids can use their fingers, paintbrushes, or sponges to play with this paint. Don't bring the paint in contact with eyes, hair, or mouth. Rinse immediately with clear water if some paint goes in their eyes or mouth.


  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature in a cool place for up to 2 days.