Homemade Watercolor Palette

Did the children’s watercolors you buy dry before they’re used up? Try making homemade watercolors with your kids. This activity creates an environment that fosters creativity and patience. Let’s get started.

What you’ll need

  • Baking Soda
  • Food Coloring
  • Water

How to Set Up

  1. Put baking soda in an empty watercolor palette. Drop different food coloring in each compartment.
  2. Add a little water and mix well. If too liquid, add more baking soda to thicken.
  3. Place the palette in the freezer, wait until it hardens.


*Store the palette in the freezer.

Adult supervision is required for any activity presented by CHANA and Chanafavors.

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