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Craft Paint for Kids

Get creative with mixing colors!

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yield: As desired


  • 1/2 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
  • Assorted food colors


  1. For each color of paint, use 1/2 cup corn syrup and desired food color. For easy mixing of color, microwave corn syrup for 15 to 20 seconds (just enough to warm), then stir in several drops of food color.
  2. The paint is now ready to use with a brush or your fingers! No need to worry if the kids lick their fingers when using this paint! Works great on paper or most any surface. Paint dries to a smooth, shiny finish!
  3. Note: If using for finger paint, the color may stain your skin.