Thursday, July 23, 2009

Rice, Rice Baby

Sometimes it's fun to play with your food. I played with rice & food coloring and made some cute craft projects.

Put one teaspoon of water and 10 drops of food coloring in a baggie - I used these nifty neon colors

Add 1/2 cup of rice to the bag and mush it around until the rice is completely colored

Spread the rice onto a wax paper-lined baking sheet and let it dry completely, it'll take about an hour or so (or much less if you put it outside on a hot, hot day like I did)

Brush a picture frame, box, foam ball - whatever you've got - with some white glue. Cover the glue with the rice (sprinkle it on or dip the surface in)

Et Voila! You've got some cute projects and a fun activity for pennies

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1 comment:

  1. Ooh, what a neat idea! I can see doing this with the picture frames from the dollar store.