Scatch and Sniff Water Colors

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by TishT

My budding artist needs "paints" constantly. In order to keep up with her talents, we need to be creative with what is in the house

Top Review by Aroostook

How absolutely clever! Inexpensive and always available! Thanks for the great idea. Barb

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon powdered drink mix (unsweetened is best)
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. Mix the water and drink mix in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Paint on paper the way you would with any watercolor paint.
  3. Use different drink mixes for different colors (grape, cherry, lemon, etc.) Let paint dry overnight before scratching and sniffing.

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