Posted at 05:00h
Something you may not know about me is that I used to be teacher, a teacher of the Deaf. I taught children ranging in age from pre-K to high school for a few years, and then I became a language therapist working with families of hearing impaired babies ages 0-3 in their homes. I loved my students and families and still remember them fondly - I often sign things in my head when I am talking, it just comes naturally after awhile. Teaching the Deaf is a very visual and expressive experience, so I think my love of color and styling really helped with that.
While I was going through some old boxes recently, I found some of my teaching materials and this paint recipe, and it inspired the theme for my Home Depot Challenge this year
. I knew my kids would really enjoy making the paint and mixing the colors. I took advantage of this project to teach them about the color wheel, too.
This process is really easy, and all you need is probably in your pantry right now. Here is the recipe...