2 cups cold water
3 tsp sugar
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 Tbs. light corn syrup
Liquid food coloring
Small bowls or jars with lids
In a small pot, stir water, sugar and cornstarch. Whisk over low heat for 5 minutes until mixture is thick and clear.
Stir in corn syrup. Pour paint into small containers with lids.
Add a few drops of food coloring to each and shake until color is well mixed.