Pumpkin Puffy Paint

We love making our own paint, and this next homemade paint recipe is perfect for Fall arts and crafts.  It's texture alone is fun to explore, and the artwork is so neat!  Oh, and you probably have everything you need to make it already on hand.

Homemade Pumpkin Puffy Paint 
Make your own pumpkin puffy paint- this paint has such a FUN texture and smells just like pumpkin pie- a perfect art activity for Fall!

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We have had lots of fun adding scent and color to traditional puffy paint to make unique and fun works of art.  The girls loved their gingerbread puffy paint from Christmas so much that I knew they would love concocting their very own pumpkin puffy paint.

Pumpkin Puffy Paint Recipe (affiliate links provided)
Method
In a bowl mix roughly equal parts of shaving cream and white school glue.  Then add pumpkin spice to scent and orange watercolors or food coloring to color.  Stir all ingredients, adding more scent and color if needed

Make your own pumpkin puffy paint- this paint has such a FUN texture and smells just like pumpkin pie- a perfect art activity for Fall!

That's it!  Such an easy paint recipe and SO FUN!

Make your own pumpkin puffy paint- this paint has such a FUN texture and smells just like pumpkin pie- a perfect art activity for Fall!

Kids can paint all sorts of art that will dry puffy and raised.  And their creations will smell just like pumpkin pie!  We used ours to make puffy touch and feel pumpkins

Make your own pumpkin puffy paint- this paint has such a FUN texture and smells just like pumpkin pie- a perfect art activity for Fall!

An older child (or adult) could make one like above. Rosie and Jewel's looked more like this

Homemade paint recipe

Homemade paint recipe


Perfect, right?  Even if we did forget the stems

Homemade paint recipe

The artwork has such a NEAT texture once dry!  This puffy paint also makes for some fabulous sensory play.  The girls had a blast playing with the left over paint once we were done making our pumpkins.
How to make pumpkin puffy paint for kids.  This paint is SI FUN & smells just like pumpkin pie!
Other pumpkin activities to try:

DIY Pumpkin SLIME- so fun for kids to stretch, pull, & squish!  My kids couldn't stop giggling!

Homemade Pumpkin Moon Sand Recipe- this moon sand has such a FUN & unique texture. It is sand-like but soft and squishy. It can be molded and holds it's shape really well but also has an OOZE to it. It is really hard to describe and so fun you really must try it for yourself (Kids LOVE this stuff!)

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