Cover one end of tissue tube with duct tape. Place a loosely rolled piece
of wax paper into the tube to create a liner to keep the plaster from sticking to the
Pour water into mixing container, then sprinkle plaster a little at at time into
the water until plaster no longer dissolves (approx. 1-1/2 cups). Stir thoroughly. Mix in
2-3 tbsp. tempra paint.
Place tubes sealed end down on a flat surface. Pour plaster mix in. Tap side of tube to
release aid bubbles. Let dry 1-2 days, pull off mold and have fun drawing!
Be sure to rinse container and spoon outside or in a container of water to avoid
clogging indoor sink drains.
Washable Window Paint
Tempera Paints (powered or premixed)
Clear Dishwashing Liquid
Mix powdered paint with dish soap until they
resemble house paint. Or mix just a little dish soap into premixed paints. Line the window
sash with masking tape and be sure to spread newspaper around to protect the area. To
erase paint or touch up mistakes, just wipe paint away with a dry paper towel.
Fill paper cups half full of sand. Next, add water to cups to completely
cover sand. Add food coloring to get the desired color. Stir with plastic spoon and let
set for 15 minutes. Pour off water, spoon sand onto paper towels and spread the sand out