We are going to play with paint. This differs from painting because a solid surface is used rather than paper. The purpose of the activitiy isn’t to create a product. The goal is to experiment with manipulating a fairly large amount of paint, experience the textures, and play with color theory. In this post the utensils used were a pastry brush and scrapper found in the dollar bins at Target.
Paint: I used various kinds of paint to empty some bottles, but any can be used. This edible fingerpaint recipe would be perfect.
Utensils: anything such as pastry brush, scrapper, paint brushes, whatever you think would be fun
A solid surface: a plastic tray, white board, cookie sheet,
Squirt on the paint and play!
The color and texture is fabulous.
This activity supports fine motor development, cause and effect, creativity…
Clean-up was easy. Use the scraper to scrap the paint together and wash it down the drain.
It is so simple. Have fun connecting and creating with your kids!
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