Hilary Page Toys
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Eight large jars of a special, thick, water-soluble paint, free from any injurious matter and which will immediately wash out of clothing. The ingenious felt brushes prevent the child from using too thickly. Poster paints are used in all nursery schools.
The desire to paint is present in all young children. This pastime should not only be possible but it should be encouraged. These colours will not stain clothes or carpets. The paints are made up of finely ground particles of insoluble colour pigments with china coat added for body. This is bound together to form paint by gum arabic which dissolves immediately in warm water, thus allowing the solid colour particles to fall out of any material. The eight 4-oz. jars are fixed in a box with hinged lid and front so that they cannot spill in use. Each set contains five felt brushes which are more practical than hair or bristle brushes. Poster paints are used in every good nursery school.
Age: 2 - 6 years.
Year : 1953