threefunnyvoices

Life, How To's, and Other Various Ramblings

Milk Painting April 22, 2013

I knew this morning when I woke up that it was just going to be one of those days. When the boy woke up he solidified the fact. He was INSANE all morning! I decided to take to my arsenal of kid projects (aka pinterest) and occupy every possible second of his day. I stumbled across “Milk Paintings” (http://flutterflutter.ca/2012/03/17/spring-break-diy-milk-art/). These were fun and a great way to use up some old milk that we had sitting in the fridge. They were really easy as well.

 

All you need is:

Milk (2% or whole)

A plate

food coloring

cheap liquid dish soap

 

2013-04-22_11-26-03_316

 

Pour a thin layer of milk onto the plate

2013-04-22_11-26-50_273

 

Add a few drops of food coloring to the milk

2013-04-22_11-32-10_566

 

Slowly drip a few drops of the dish soap onto the plate and get ready. The magic happens quickly. You go from the picture above to this:

2013-04-22_11-32-20_449

 

To this:

2013-04-22_11-32-28_931

 

to this:

2013-04-22_11-32-36_460

 

When the swirling stopped, I handed the little one a fork and let him experiment with mixing colors:

 

2013-04-22_11-32-47_4252013-04-22_11-32-50_369

 

 

 

We made three or four different paintings and he enjoyed every second of it!

~C

 

Advertisements
 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s