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paint for plastic soup carton

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hollyisalovelyname Sat 24-Oct-15 20:34:23

To keep dc's occupied over half term here in Ireland we will be doing some 'arty / crafty' things. One of my DD's has saved plastic soup cartons and wants to paint /decorate them. Have I to get special paint or does she have to prep them in some way.

QueenMolotov Sat 24-Oct-15 20:36:16

Acrylic or poster paint should work just fine smile

PigeonPie Sat 24-Oct-15 22:35:31

I've found that adding some PVA glue to poster paint helps it to adhere to the plastic.

Tarzanlovesgaby Sat 24-Oct-15 22:42:43

yep to 'glopy' pva glue + posterpaint.

hollyisalovelyname Sun 25-Oct-15 08:12:08

Thank you. Great tip re pva glue.
I didn't think poster paint would stick to the plastic on its own

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