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Yogurt Finger Paint Recipe

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Yogurt Finger Paint Recipe

Yogurt Finger Paint Recipe

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Follow the instructions shared here and learn how easy it is to make your own finger paint using plain yogurt. You can mix up a variety of colors and paint yourself a yogurt rainbow.

  • Age Guideline: 2 Years and Up
  • Time Required: 10 minutes (Does not include drying time)

The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances.

Materials Needed:

  • Plain Yogurt
  • Powdered Tempera Paint or Water Based Acrylic Paint
  • Finger painting Paper


Not only will you and your kids have fun painting with this finger paint, you will have fun making it together. Start out with plain yogurt. Decide how many different colors you want to make and then divide the yogurt into that many bowls.

Add the desired color of paint to each bowl and stir it. Add a little bit of paint at a time until you get the finger paint a shade you like. You are now ready to paint a masterpiece. When you picture dry, you will notice it has a nice shine.

If you have any extra paint, you can store it in the refrigerator. This paint can be made to be edible if you use food coloring to to tint the yogurt; however, be aware that the food coloring might stain fingers a little bit.

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