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DIY Puffy Paint

Follow along with Team GCM member, Jenna, as she shows you how to make your own puffy paint!


  • Food dye
  • Shaving cream
  • Glue
  • Paintbrushes
  • Plastic cups
  • Paper
  • Popsicle sticks


  1. Fill each plastic cup with some liquid glue. There’s no wrong way, so feel free to guestimate and follow along with Jenna how much glue to put into each cup.
  2. Fill each cup with equal parts shaving cream to glue. You can change up the texture to your liking by either adding more glue or shaving cream.
  3. Choose what colors you’d like your puffy paint to be from your food dye! Now put about 10-15 drops into each cup.
  4. Use your popsicle sticks to now mix your puffy paint together.
  5. Now use your paintbrushes and your puffy paint to create an artistic masterpiece!

Team GCM Creator: Jenna