How To Make Non-Toxic Paints For Kids

As an adult, often you’re called on to be a hero of a moment.  For those with children, you’re often seen as something more than just a simple provider.  You’re entire world revolves around their safety, and their entire world depends on you being able to bring them along through experiences that shape their minds.

One such way is to do arts and crafts with them.  Crayola Washable Kids’ Paints have a cost, so today’s article will experiment with watercolors that are safe for them, and you can craft these on your own, in your home, with little risk of permanent damage to the finer things in your house or apartment.  Let’s begin.

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Make your sink and counterspace your initial workshop

You need the following items.

  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • an ice cube tray
  • 2 tablespoons of corn starch
  • 4 tablespoons of baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
  • ½ a teaspoon of light corn syrup
  • food coloring colors that are of your choice


The reason you’re doing this in a kitchen area is due to the fact you’re not in a carpeted area.  Some dyes stain more permanently than dinner party spills, so keeping your activity on tile is an absolute must.

In the sink basin, in a large mixing bowl, mix the baking soda and the vinegar first.  You will be stirring this and hear fizzing.  Continue mixing this up until the fizzing stops.  The mixing of this may cause your efforts to bubble over, so you can rest easy if this gets on the washable basin.  Next, the corn starch and corn syrup should be added.  Continue stirring until the starch is dissolved.

Pour the blend into the ice cube trays.  Only fill these up half-way.  It will allow this to dry before you add water and coloring.  You add drops of your colors until you find the palate that you want.

Final Prep Before the Masterpiece Begins

Once you have the colors that are desired, place the tray in a cool, dry area, so it may dry.  It may take two days to dry, be patient.  Your little Van Gogh will be interested in the results, and if it needs a little more dehydration before experimentation, add a pinch of corn starch.

When you’re not not using the paints, these should be stored in a watertight container or bag to where insects aren’t attracted to them.  Food grade items have the potential to summon critters, and one does not want them to ruin one’s hopes for an artistic afternoon.

Painting Day

Homemade watercolors will not permanently stain your clothing or carpeting.  That was placed in here as to help condition your little artist that such activities should be prepared for properly.  On the day where the paints are used, proper painting gear should be used, but be advised, proper cleaning after contact with them should pull them right out.

Prepare the area with a tablecloth or newspaper.  Have a few disposable cups available for mixing and enjoy the process of discovery, that is so integral to the young minds. Once you’ve finished, you can go out there and create some beautiful oil paintings of landscapes, which you can proudly hang on your home’s walls!

Overview Of Online High School Diploma Programs

Thousands of individuals are forced to drop out of high school for some reason or another. While many of these individuals agreeably withdraw from their high school classes, others are forced to, so they can enter the working world. At some point, the individuals may potentially want to continue their education, but knowing that they cannot return to high school, will opt for enrolling in online high school diploma programs.

Accredited Program

Most of these programs are accredited and can be applied to your college studies. Of course, there are hundreds of these programs scattered throughout the Internet that are not accredited. If you obtain an unaccredited high school diploma, it will be not be accepted by an accredited educational institution. Be sure that the program is accredited, before you actually enroll into any online class. You can do this by inputting the topic into the search bar of any search engine.

Video Tutorials

Many individuals do not have any issues with studying with written content, but some do, which is why online high school diploma programs offer video tutorials. This gives you the best of both worlds, so that you can pass the final exam with flying colors. You will definitely be shocked with how user friendly and easy these programs are to follow.

Practice Assessments

Just like attending a brick and mortar high school, online programs also offer practice assessments. This gives all enrollees an opportunity to test their skills, before actually applying them to the exam. Not only will this provide you with sample questions, which may be on the high school exam or very similar to, but it will provide you the insight of what to expect during the examination.

Customizing Your Schedule

When enrolling into a local educational establishment, you will be given a set time schedule that must be followed to a tee. This may be suitable for you, but many individuals find difficulty in attending scheduled classes, which is why they turn to online programs. You can setup your own schedule, continue to work, and spend time with your family, while studying for your high school diploma. Now, what else could you ask for?


Most online programs now have forums set up for the enrollees. You can join the forum and communicate with others that are enrolled into these programs. This is a great place to meet others and form a study group that will aid in your success. Be sure to take advantage of these forums, since they were designed with you in mind.

24/7 Support

If this is the first time that you have considered enrolling into an online program do not fret, because you are not alone. Of course, you will have lots of unanswered questions that you are seeking the answer to. Well, you are in luck, since most of these programs offer 24-hour, 7-days a week support to all enrollees.


If you want to further your career, you should definitely consider these online programs, because they offer an abundance of benefits, not offered by colleges and universities.

Kayne West Goes On A Tyrant About In-App Purchases

Kayne West and Kim Kardashian are very upset with in-app purchase features. Their 2-year old daughter, North is a frequent video gamer and was able to make more than a few in-app purchases. Kayne is among thousands of other parents that have had to deal with unauthorized in-app purchases made by their children.

West used foul language, when he spoke about app developers that offer in-app purchases in their games. He admitted that North was able to make a new purchase every five minutes, which would ring in an extremely high debit. Well, it just happens that Kim Kardashian’s Hollywood app offers in-app purchases to its players, but this does not stop Kanye from expressing his extreme frustration.

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Thousands of parents are forced to deal with unauthorized in-app purchases. While Apple is more than willing to work with parents, by swiping the debt clean, other app stores may not be so willing to follow in suit.

Coco Austin Is Happy To Show Off Baby Chanel

At first American was surprised to see Coco Austin showing off her gorgeous baby bump. Now she is going all out with her recent 3D ultrasound images and a special video of Baby Chanel sucking her arm. This cute little bundle of joy is due at the end of this year.

It appears that Coco has forgotten her “tiny vagina” and is more focused on the upcoming birth of Baby Chanel.

Baby Chanel

Coco is determined to be a wonderful mother to Baby Chanel, but everyone will need to wait see how this 36 year old mother-to-be will handle the birth. Be sure to tune in to Ice & Coco entertainment talk show for updates, because she is definitely more than willing to share her experience with her fans.

Coco is very happy with the baby’s sex, since she has admitted in the past that she always wanted a baby girl. This beautiful actress is yet to complain or whine about being pregnant, which is entirely different than the response from other female actresses.


Ice Orb Floating Bluetooth Speaker Review

Just recently, I was exploring a post called wireless speakers review 2015. I ran across an eye-catching floating orb speaker and was mesmerized, by the item’s appearance. Truthfully, I had never seen a Bluetooth speaker that looked so crazy and innovative. After a short period of contemplate, I decided to purchase it and give it a try. Below, you will find an Ice Orb Speaker review, which is based on my experience with this item.

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Headphones For Mom – Samsung Level On Review

Whether you’re a mother or father, you most likely enjoy listening to music! If this is the case, you understand how difficult it can be to enjoy your music, while your child sleeps! In order to prevent your tunes from disturbing your toddler, you should consider adorning yourself with an outstanding pair of headings! I recently stumbled across a Samsung Level On Headphones review, and made the purchase. Below, you will learn about my experience with these headphones!

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Syma X5C Review: Gyro RC Quadcopter

Drones are continuously growing in popularity, which is why you should add one to your birthday or Christmas list. The Syma X5C Explorers quadcopter will offer an exciting adventure for you and every member of your family. It is equipped with a HD camera, so you will be able to capture some amazing video footage that would not be visible from your standing point.

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Reviews Of Fitbit Flex – What Is A Fitbit Flex?

As a mother, it is absolutely imperative to make sure that you keep yourself healthy! Remember that your child cannot take care of him or her self, so you will need to be there for them. Remaining healthy and living a fuller life is vital! Therefore, you will want to begin exercising and keeping yourself fit! The FitBit Flex can help motivate you and push you towards your weight loss goals! Within this guide you will find a comprehensive FitBit Flex Wireless Wristband review!

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