Spice and fruit paint

FUN WITH FOOD Online

Learn how to use vegetables, fruit, and spices to make your own paint, ink, or dye, and just play around or start a masterpiece.  Learn about the centuries old history of making stains and color for using on skin, paper, and fabric.  Options also include creating imaginative edible constructions.

Best for participants 5 years and older
60 minutes

MATERIALS YOU NEED:

Internet connection

Small dishes

Fresh or frozen berries

Spice/s

Salt or vinegar

Spoon

Mesh strainer

Watercolor or absorbent paper 

 

BUILD A SERIES WITH:

Books & Journals (Online)

Fantastic Trash (Online)

Olmec, Maya, & Aztec

Papermaking

Printmaking

West Africa