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DIY Natural Puffy Paint

Puffy paint is a great way to add some texture to your art projects, but conventional puffy paints contain chemicals, preservatives and petroleum based ingredients unsafe for children. Here’s how to make non-toxic, natural puffy paint with only 4 simple ingredients!

What you’ll need:

  • 1 tbsp of self-rising flour
  • 1 tbsp of table salt
  • 1 tsp of Children’s Earth Paint
  • Water
  • Microwave

STEPS

1. Add the self-rising flour, salt, paint, and 1 tsp of water to a small bowl and mix. 

2. Continue to add teaspoons of water to the mixture until reaching the a consistency where the paint thick enough to paint with but not watered down (similar to pancake batter). 

3. Paint, paint, paint!

4. Set your painting in the microwave and heat on high for 20 seconds. This will allow the paint to puff up instantly.

5. Admire your puffy-paint masterpiece!

Earth Flag Kit Giveaway Rules!

 

Giveaway Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Who may enter?

The giveaway is open only to those who are 18 years of age or older and a resident of The United States of America. Employees of Natural Earth Paint and families of employees are not eligible to win.

Agreement to Rules

By participating, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules. You represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Natural Earth Paint as final and binding as it relates to the content of this giveaway.

How to Enter

Eligible contestants have two ways to enter:

  1. Twitter: Contestant MUST Like, Retweet, and Reply to the giveaway post stating their favorite thing about nature.

OR

  1. Facebook: Contestant MUST Like and Respond to the giveaway post sharing their favorite thing about nature in the comments.

FACEOOK AND TWITTER ARE NOT SPONSORS AND ARE IN NO WAY AFFILIATED WITH THIS GIVEAWAY.

Contestant MUST choose ONE way to enter. You may NOT enter on Facebook and Twitter simultaneously. You may only enter ONCE. You may NOT enter more times than indicated by using multiple social media accounts, fake identities, or devices in an attempt to circumnavigate the Rules. If you use fraudulent methods or attempt to circumnavigate the rules, your entry may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Natural Earth Paint.

Prize

The Winner of the Giveaway will receive one Earth Flag Kit valued at $24.50 USD.  Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Natural Earth Paint. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at the discretion of Natural Earth Paint.

The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted.

Odds of Winning

The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Winner Selection and Notification

All eligible entries on Twitter and Facebook will be combined and Winner will be selected at random using a Random Name Picker under the supervision of Natural Earth Paint. Winner will be notified by direct message on the social media platform in which the Winner entered (i.e. If Winner entered on Twitter, they will be contacted via direct message on Twitter). Winner will be announced to the public on Facebook and Twitter. Winner will be contacted within 24 hours of announcement. Natural Earth Paint shall have NO liability for Winner’s failure to receive direct messages for any reason. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, or fails to claim prize within 30 days after notification, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected at random. Winner of the prize offered in this giveaway is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

ANY VIOLATION OF THESE RULES BY WINNER, AT THE DISCRETION OF NATURAL EARTH PAINT, WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AS WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY.

Timeframe of Giveaway

Giveaway begins on April 16, 2018 and ends April 19, 2018 at Midnight PDT. Any entries made after Midnight PDT on April 19, 2018 will be DISQUALIFIED. Winner will be announced on Twitter and Facebook on April 20, 2018.

Terms and Conditions

Natural Earth Paint reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the giveaway should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond control of Natural Earth Paint corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of giveaway.

Earth Paint Kit Mentioned in Parenting Blog: Rainy Day Sunny Play

Parenting blog, Rainy Day Sunny Play, mentioned our Earth Paint Kit in an article highlighting the benefits of children getting messy with paint.

parenting blog

Check out the entire article here: https://rainydaysunnyplay.com/2017/11/02/let-them-paint-why-messy-painting-is-worth-your-clean-up-efforts/

 

How to Make Eco-Friendly Glitter!

Glitter is a fun way to add some dimension and sparkle to your Easter crafts, but did you know that glitter is also an ecological hazard? Most glitter is made of plastic, and its small size makes it easy for fish and other animals to consume.

So why not make an all natural form of glitter?

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Epsom Salt
  • Table Salt
  • Children’s Natural Earth Paint
  • Water
  • A small airtight container
  • A small bowl
  • A spoon

1. Combine 1 tablespoon of epsom salt and 1 tablespoon of table salt into your small airtight container.

2. In a separate small bowl, add a small amount of Children’s Natural Earth Paint Kit to water in a 1:1 ratio, and mix with a spoon. (You’ll only need a very small amount!)

3. Add a few drops of the paint to the salt, cap the container, and SHAKE! until the color is evenly spread out.

4. Wait until the “glitter” is completely dry, then use it in your crafts! I decorated this envelope by writing in glue and sprinkling the glitter on top.

5. Lastly, feel free to repeat with different colors!

Indy Style: Earth Flag Craft Kit Named One of Best Earth Day Activities for Kids

The Indy Style segment on Indianapolis station WISH-TV names the Earth Flag Craft Kit as one of the best Earth Day activities for kids!

Indy Style Earth Flag Craft Kit

Check out the full segment here: http://wishtv.com/2018/03/23/stem-earth-day-activities-for-kids/

Bring Natural Color to Your Baby Shower!

Happy first week of spring!

For all the expecting and new mothers out there, here’s a tutorial on how to bring some natural color and earthy creativity to your baby shower or blessing way with natural paint kits

Natural Baby Shower Gift Baskets!

What better gift for an expectant mother than a basket of Natural Earth Paint kits?

Belly Painting (with the Natural Face Paint Kit), Earth Flags Painting, and Earth Paints to save for after the baby’s born.

1) Earth-Painted Hemp Banner with Baby’s Name!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using our Earth Flag Crafts Kit, you, your baby shower guests, or your kids can create these beautiful baby shower banners! Banners can be decorated any way you choose, from nature imagery to spelling out the name of your baby. The kit includes hemp flags, hemp rope, natural earth paint, bamboo paint brush and biodegradable mixing cups.2. Natural Baby Prints with the Children’s Earth Paint Kit

 


Because our paints are completely natural, they are also safe to use for painting the feet and hands of newborns and stamping on banners or paper. Perfect for anyone making a baby book, gift cards or frame-able treasures to send to friends and relatives!


2) Naturally Colored Bellies!

A unique way to show off your beautiful baby bump is to give it a pop of natural color! With our Natural Face Paint Kit, your baby shower guests can decorate your belly anyway you want. 

 

 

Natural Egg Dye Kit Listed as One of the Top Natural Dye Kits of 2018!

Check out what Lara Tumer of Heavy has to say about our Natural Egg Dye Kit!.

top 5 egg dye kit

Read the full article at Heavy.com: https://heavy.com/home/2018/03/best-natural-easter-egg-dye-kit/

Natural Earth Paint in Green Child Magazine: Eco-Friendly Outdoor Party Ideas for Kids

Check out some great eco-friendly outdoor birthday party ideas.

green child magazine article

Please read the full article here in the Green Child Magazine website: https://www.greenchildmagazine.com/outdoor-birthday-party-games/

 

 

Featured on The Tot: Natural Easter Egg Craft Ideas for your Toddler

Super Creative Natural Easter Crafts for your toddler to make or give as an Easter gift!

Please read the full article here on The Tot’s Blog: https://www.thetot.com/baby-and-toddler/tot-craft-corner-easter-craft-ideas/

Natural Face Paint Kit featured in Reader’s Digest!

Our Face Paint Kit have been featured in Reader’s Digest! Read on how our clay and mineral-based face and body paints can add a bit of spice to an Winter indoor date.