Make your own paint Taste safe paint recipe from MOTHERCOULD. You need: 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 cup salt, 1/2 cup of water, food colouring Steps: Mix the flour and the salt together Add food colouring tot he water and mix Pour the mixture into the flour and salt Whisk the mixture until it is smooth. To make the paint safe for the kiddies to eat you need to bake the flour at 300 degrees for 10 minutes before starting. Store the paint in the fridge and you can reuse it for up to 6 months. Happy Painting!