As parents of 3 little kids we are constantly looking for fun activities. ...especially ones that don't cost much!

We found a fun one for your family to try. Learn how to make puffy paint...in the microwave!

To make Microwave Puffy paint you will need: -Baking Powder -Salt -Water

Step 1 – Combine 3 teaspoons of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of salt and water

Step 2 – Mix it to the consistency of pancake batter

Step 4 – Add food coloring to each batch

Step 3 – Divide the mix in four parts

Step 5 – Give your child a white sheet of paper to paint whatever they want!  (our kiddos love airplanes)

Step 6 – When they are finished, put the work of art into the microwave for 30-45 seconds.

This is the fun part! The paint on their painting will grow and puff up!

To learn how to clean your microwave in 5 minutes click below. No scrubbing!

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