Body Paints

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Mirj2338

Kids have lots of fun painting themselves (OUTSIDE), and then it all rinses off with a run through the sprinklers.

Top Review by Wineaux

I honestly thought I had reviewed this fun recipe - sorry for the delay, Mirj! Visiting youngsters thought I was the best thing since sliced bread! Their parents were very surprised, too, that it kept the 5 amd 6 year olds busy for a long time. Great outdoor activity for the kids and cleanup was a snap, just as posted. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups non-irritating baby shampoo
  • powdered tempura paints


  1. Divide the shampoo into two or more portions (depending on number of children who will be playing).
  2. Stir in enough tempura paints to make a medium-density color.
  3. Outside: The children can smooth this onto their bodies, lathering to make shapes and designs.
  4. This comes off easily by running through the sprinklers.

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