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Homemade Colored Salt

This homemade colored salt is fun for so many different activities!

3 tablespoons salt (Coarse salt or rock salt would look better.)
About 2 drops of food coloring (Depending if you need to mix colors to obtain a particular color.)

Place the salt in a sandwich bag or sealable bag. Add the more than one food coloring to make various colors. Seal the bag. Move the salt around using your fingers. Keep the bag open. Let dry. (It usually takes a half a day or less.)

If using table salt, place in salt shakers by cutting a hole in the bottom side of a sealable bag. Place it in the salt shaker.

If you use coarse salt, have the child spoon it onto the glue or use his/her fingers.

Activities:
Place glue on paper, sand paper, etc. Sprinkle the salt onto the glue. Shake off the excess salt. Let dry.

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6 Responses

  1. valet parking May 1, 2007 at 3:11 pm #

    has anyone tries this with seasalt?

  2. jen March 5, 2007 at 1:19 pm #

    thanks for this
    i can see how this be used at the playgroup i go to
    the kids love glitter probably would like this too

  3. amydeanne March 5, 2007 at 9:32 am #

    what a fun idea!
    I’ve been here a long time ago! I recognize the name! But I never knew there was a blog! What fun!

    Amydeanne
    ~Following the Ultimate Party Trail (I may be slow, but eventually I’ll get to the end!)
    ~Don’t forget to check out the party favors at the 160!

  4. Kristy March 5, 2007 at 8:59 am #

    Off topic: I clicked you on TopMomma.com. Congrats! I’m already off :(

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  1. topGrubs.com - March 8, 2007

    Homemade Colored Salt

    3 tablespoons salt (Coarse salt or rock salt would look better.)

  2. Anonymous - March 6, 2007

    Homemade Colored Salt

    Place the salt in a sandwich bag or sealable bag. Add the more than one food coloring to make various colors. Seal the bag. Move the salt around using your fingers. Keep the bag open. Let dry. (It usually takes a half a day or less.)