Science experiment: Foam paint

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

This special "paint" will keep the kids busy creating masterpieces for hours. It's an experiment that might get your kid hooked on both science and art.


1 cup of white school glue

1 cup of shaving cream

Food coloring


STEP 1: In a large bowl mix the shaving cream, food coloring and glue.

STEP 2: Allow mixture to set for 2 minutes.


The shaving cream causes the glue to puff up, creating foam paint.

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