How To Make Organic Face Paint For Children

Here is a fun, skin safe, organic, and earth-friendly idea for the little ones for Earth Day or any day.

Spend the day outside in the sun and paint your child’s face with organic face paint that you make yourself.
  • 1 tbsp. finely ground organic oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup organic Karo syrup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tbsp. organic corn starch
  • Natural colorants
Mix the corn starch with the ground oatmeal. Slowly stir in the Karo syrup and water until the mixture is smooth. Add natural colorant and pour into a reusable container.
Repeat for all of the colors that you need.

2 Responses to How To Make Organic Face Paint For Children

  1. Christine Stewart April 18, 2009 at 3:22 pm #

    Thanks for this recipe! I’ve been wanting a natural alternative for face paints. I wonder if I can use brown rice syrup instead of Karo…we’ll see!

  2. Sweet Greens April 18, 2009 at 3:25 pm #

    Hi Christine,
    That would be a great alternative, give it a try and let me know if it works. Have fun.

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