1 envelope of unflavored gelatin
Â½ tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons corn starch
3 tablespoons powdered coloring (artists’ dry colors)
1 teaspoon glycerine 1 pint water
Dissolve gelatin in Â¾ cup cold water and set aside. Mix dry ingredients with remainder of water. Add glycerine to this and boil, stirring constantly. Remove from fire and stir in gelatine mixture. Pour into jar and allow to set.
The ingredients given will make about one pint of paint; for larger groups enlarge the recipe accordingly. Remember to provide different colors. A large batch can be made and then separated into smaller quantities and tinted.
From Sue, a parent from Baltimore