Difficulty Level: Easy
Time: 10 minutes
Concoct magical paint, create a masterpiece and then see it puff up in the microwave.
Paintbrush (or fingers)
Card stock or construction paper
1. In a bowl, mix together 1 tablespoon of flour and 1 tablespoon of water.
2. Add a few drops of food coloring and mix until the paint is a thick texture.
3. Using a paintbrush or fingers, paint a design on construction paper. Make sure the paper will fit inside a microwave.
4. Pop painting into the microwave for 30 seconds. 5. Voila! Watch your painting puff up.
Rebecca Kanthor has been living in China since 2002. She invites all who love knitting and crocheting, or those who want to learn, to join the Beijing Yarn Appreciation Club. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.