Baby Paint Recipes & Art Activities

First art experiences are so incredible to witness!  Watching baby as they play, explore, and create is such a special thing and one neither baby or mom will soon forget.   Did you know that babies can begin exploring art when they are just a couple months old?  How you ask?  With these fun taste-safe paint recipes and mess-free art activities!


Homemade Paint Recipes 
& Activities for Baby
What can baby do? TONS! Here are over 20 fun art activities perfect for young babies (and toddlers too!) Includes tons of taste-safe paint recipes & mess-free art activities
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TASTE SAFE PAINT RECIPES FOR BABY

  • Edible Corn Starch Paint:  This paint requires just two ingredients and has such a neat texture.  Baby will love it!  Get the easy recipe here.
20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

  • Neon Edible Finger Paint:  This paint is super vibrant and literally takes ten seconds to make.  You won't believe what the main ingredient is.  
20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

  • Edible Potato Paint:  This recipe was my go-to when my girls were little.  It requires no cooking and takes seconds to make.  How is it made from potatoes without requiring cooking?  See the recipe here.
20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

  • Rice Paint for Baby:  Doesn't this baby just look like she is having a blast?  There is something about a paint covered baby that just makes my heart smile.  See how this mom made her paint for baby here.
20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

  • Marshmallow Paint:  Paint made from marshmallows?  What??  Baby is sure to love that!  
20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}


  • Edible Flour Paint:  All you need for this recipe is flour, water, and food coloring.  It's easy, and you probably have everything needed right in your pantry.
20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

  • Easy Peasy Baby Paint:  This recipe really could not be easier- no cooking or mixing required.  Are you wondering how it's made?  Get the recipe here
20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

  • Kool-aid Finger Paint  This paint smells AMAZING!  I mean, it's made from Kool-aid (minus the sugar).  Let's just say my whole house smells great for days after we make this stuff!
20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}
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Not in the mood for a mess today?  Here are a few fun was for baby to explore art that are MESS-FREE! 

Mess Free Art Activities for Baby

20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}

20+ paint recipes & art activities for babies & toddlers.  I love the MESS FREE art ideas!  {Taste safe recipes}
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