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How to Dye Beans

By: Asia Citro from funathomewithkids.com
Updated May 29, 2020
How to Dye Beans
How to Dye Beans
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Learn How to Dye Beans, which makes one of the best DIY crafts for kids. You can use any light-colored bean, such as pinto, lima, or navy. Using regular and neon food coloring, you can make the beans any color you want. Creating a lot of different colors and having the kids sort them by color turns into one of the coolest DIY activities for kids. The color, feel, and sound of the beans also makes for great sensory games for kids. There are so many fun things to do with colored beans and they are inexpensive to create.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsFood

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts

Easy

Project TypeMake a Project

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The activity of just dying the dry beans is a fun craft for kids. Then the possibilities for the uses are endless. I know my problem will be keeping these little toys off of the floor when they have finished playing with them. But because they are not very expensive, I will not feel bad just sweeping them up and placing them in the compost.

Smart! But what would you do with dies beans? I guess these little colorful items can be used in artwork to take the place of macaroni. arodrigez5298921 has expressed perhaps as a means of an educational opportunity - liking learning color or counting. I guess your little one can help you decide.

This is a great idea! It seems like it would work really well for math homework and other educational opportunities.

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