Super-messy and colorful outdoor summer fun! Paint balloons are a budget-friendly and easy homemade project, perfect for the backyard on a hot summer day. Kids will love mixing up the ingredients and having colorful “splash battles” on the lawn. All you need are water balloons, a few simple kitchen ingredients (food dye, corn starch and water) and an outdoor space to play.
Paint balloons how-to
- 1 cup corn starch
- 1 cup water
- Empty water bottles
- Water balloons
- Water balloon nozzle
- Food coloring
- Fill mixing bowl with water and corn starch, adding food dye as you like to get the color you want.
- Using the funnel, pour your paint into water bottles and attach water balloon nozzles to bottles.
- Attach the water balloon to nozzles, tip the bottle and fill it with paint.
- Tie the end of balloon.
- Put on goggles to protect your eyes, and then aim, throw and have a blast!