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is acrylic paint ok for an almost-3 year old?

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Asked by Owl_Feather at 1:47 PM on Jan. 24, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • I'm not sure to be honest. Acrylic is made of polymer so I'm sure it's not too bad. It just doesn't come out of anything. I think my kids did christmas stuff with it.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 1:48 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • whats the recommended paint for this age then? tempura?

    Comment by Owl_Feather (original poster) at 1:54 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • Finger paints, tempera paints, watercolors.

    Answer by elizabr at 2:03 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

  • Acrylics never come out of clothes. I used to use them to purposely paint clothes because they are permanent. Look and see what's in the kid's aisle. Look for crayola brand. You want washable water based paint.

    Answer by mompam at 2:06 PM on Jan. 24, 2011

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