Shiny Rainbow

Shiny Rainbow (with corn syrup paint)

 

After creating our One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Fishbowls last week, I have been smitten with the corn syrup paint.  Every time I walk by their fishbowls, I can’t help but run my fingers on the smooth, shiny surface.  So I decided we needed to make something else with corn syrup paint…and what better than a Shiny Rainbow?!?!

 

Here’s what you’ll need:  corn syrup, paintbrushes, an ice cube tray, food coloring, white poms (which we received courtesy of CraftProjectIdeas.com), glue and white card stock.  

 

 

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1.  Pour corn syrup into the ice cube trays and then add food coloring.  I ran out of red food coloring, so I dumped some red sprinkles in the corn syrup to do the trick.  It even added a bit of texture.  :)

 

 

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2.  Encourage your child to begin painting a rainbow!

 

 

 

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3.  Let the corn syrup paint dry for several hours.

 

 

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4.  Gather your poms.

 

 

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5.  Use glue to add your white poms onto the end of a rainbow.

 

 

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Look!  It’s shiny even after it’s dried!

 

 

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Comments

  1. Carolynne Schmidt says

    I want to try this too! I used the corn syrup paint to make “stoplights” for Garrett Morgan the inventor during our Feb. African American History month, got the idea from Mailbox, I think.

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