There are a lot of supplies that I purchase every year knowing that I will use them frequently over the year. Of all of the school supplies that I purchase for kindergarten, food colouring would be at the top of the list. I use it constantly! I use it for play-dough, countless science experiments and even for liquid chalk. In the past, I used to buy the small containers of food colouring, but I went through a lot very quickly in order to get the bright, vibrant colours that I wanted. If I wanted red play-dough for Valentine’s Day I would need a full bottle. I use it a lot at home, as well, with my own kids. When we do experiments, fancy themed baths and even baking together I will often grab the food colouring.
I recently found these large bottles of food colouring for under $5 at a local bulk food store. It has saved me a fortune! I only bough the primary colours because half the fun is mixing the colours in order to get the desired colour. I have even given this school supply as a gift to a kindergarten teacher – knowing how much they would go through over the year!