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DIY Poster Paint

By Ms. Dorothy Joy Jimenez


This Do-it-yourself Poster paint is affordable, easy and most importantly, safe for kids to use.

Follow the procedure to create your own poster paint.

*Prepare the materials needed:

1 cup plain Flour
3 cups water
2 table spoon of salt
Food coloring (preferably liquid)
2 tbs dishwashing liquid
Transparent containers


*Mix the flour and salt in a saucepan. Slowly add water while stirring.


* When flour, salt and water are already mixed, put the mixture to medium heat and continue stirring.


*When the mixture thickens, turn off the heat.


*Let it cool for 8 to 10 minutes and add the dishwashing liquid.


*Put the mixture into the transparent containers and add food coloring with your choice of color.

*Mix it well until you achieve your desired color.




The project and the pictures in this post is by and from Ms. Dorothy Joy Jimenez, a Special Education Public School Teacher in DEPED Division of Cagayan de Oro. You may contact her at 

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Publisher’s note: Thank you Ms. Dorothy for sharing your project! 🙂

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