Candy Cane Paint Recipe

2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids
Using just a few ingredients from your home you can make this amazing candy cane paint, and it's unlike any that you might find in a store.

It is fluffy and swirled and smells just like Christmas!

CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE & CRAFT FOR KIDS- easy to make paint that smells just like Christmas!  #christmascraftsforkids #candycanepaint

 
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CANDY CANE PAINT

Materials
Method
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids
  • Then, swirl the red food coloring into the paint to create a candy cane effect.
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids

That's it!  So easy and so cool, right?!
Finish the paint off with iridescent glitter if desired.  Kids can use this paint to create all sorts of works of art.  Here is one way that we used our paint:

Marbled Candy Cane Art
Materials:
Method:
  • Fill a shallow container with shaving cream, and make the candy cane paint as instructed above.
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids
  • Then, give kids candy cane cut-outs.
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids

  • Have them place the cut-outs in the paint and gently press down.
Marbled Candy Cane Art
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids
  • Allow the cut-out to sit in the paint for a minute.
  • Then, remove them and carefully scrape the excess paint from the cut-out.
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids
  • Repeat the process on the other side of the cut-out if desired.
  • Then, leave the candy canes to dry.
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids
  • Once dry you will be left with beautifully swirled candy canes that smell just like Christmas!
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids

Once the candy canes were dry I strung them into a beautiful garland and hung them in our home.

This candy cane paint is also great for sensory play & exploration. Once we were done making our garland Rosie had a blast playing in the left over shaving cream!
2-INGREDIENT CANDY CANE PAINT- this paint is easy to make and can be used for all sorts of arts & crafts!  It smells just like Christmas, too! #candycanepaint #christmascraftsforkids

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