Ways to use tempera paint include making spin art and decorating crafts such as piñatas. Other uses for tempera paint include marble rolling and painting in the swimming pool.
To use tempera paint to create spin art, acquire small paper plates, a salad spinner and tempera paint. Place a paper plate in the bottom of the salad spinner and squeeze blobs of paint onto the plate. Use from one to three colors and add extra craft accessories such as glitter if desired. Turn the salad spinner for a moment, then open it to see the finished art.
Tempera paint is used for swimming pool painting as well. Place a large sheet of construction paper into a kid-sized plastic swimming pool. Dip balls in tempera paint and roll them around in the swimming pool, tilting the pool as needed to create an abstract design.