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Father’s Day Craft with Recycled Toothbrushes and Baking Soda Paints

Posted on May 13, 2021 in Healthy Living

This Father’s Day craft tutorial uses common household items like baking soda, paper, food coloring

Grab supplies you already have in the craft cupboard for a Father’s Day card he won’t forget! This craft uses recycled toothbrushes and paint made from baking soda to design a one-of-a-kind card for Dad’s special day.



  • Baking soda
  • Water
  • Food coloring
  • Cups
  • Old toothbrush(es)
  • Heavyweight paper


  1. Measure baking soda into cups.
  2. Measure out an equal amount of water into your cup.
  3. Add food coloring dye to water.
  4. Pour the colored water into one of the cups of baking soda.
  5. Mix thoroughly to ensure a smooth consistency that isn’t runny or thick.
  6. Repeat the above steps for additional colors.
  7. Use your recycled toothbrush to paint onto plain construction paper. Let dry.
  8. Fold in half and address to Dad on the front. 

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