Candy Cane Paint Recipe

CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #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: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #christmascraftsforkids
 
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CANDY CANE PAINT

Materials
Method
CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #christmascraftsforkids
CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #christmascraftsforkids
  • Using a craft stick (or similar) carefully swirl the red food coloring into the shaving cream to create a candy cane effect.
CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #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.  

Marbled Candy Cane Art

Materials:
Method:
  • Fill a shallow container with shaving cream, and make the candy cane paint as instructed above.
  • Then, give kids candy cane cut-outs.
CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #christmascraftsforkids
  • Have them gently place the cut-outs in the paint and press down.
CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #christmascraftsforkids
CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #christmascraftsforkids
  • Allow the cut-outs to sit in the paint for a minute.
  • Then, remove them and carefully scrape the excess paint from the cut-out.
CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #christmascraftsforkids
  • Repeat the process on the other side of the cut-out if desired.
  • Then, leave the candy canes to dry.
CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #christmascraftsforkids
  • Once dry you will be left with beautifully swirled candy canes that smell just like Christmas!
CANDY CANE PAINT RECIPE: perfect for winter arts & crafts, & smells just like Christmas! (Easy recipe) #candycanepaint #candycanecrafts #candycaneactivities #candycaneart #candycaneartprojectsforkids #christmascrafts #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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