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Children's Paint Crafts - B
Painting - You and your child can make some very interesting designs
using bubbles and dry powder paint. No two designs will be the same.
Footprints - Let your child use his or her foot and paint to make this
Children's Paint Crafts - C
Mixing - Children learn to be creative by mixing colors.
Paint - Paint cookies before baking and eat your art! Yes, this is
paint you use to paint cookies before baking. And yes, the cookies are edible
when it's all done.
Meal with Paint Powder - The child will observe that the white powder
paint turns green when it is mixed with the glue.
Fall Leaves - Children will create a multi-color fall leaf in the
with Paint - Several ideas for Preschoolers on how to create art with
Painting - See how blend colors and paint make creatures. Find faces
and creatures in the painting and outline with marker.
Children's Paint Crafts - D
Paint - Your child will create an "action" painting using paint, paper
Children's Paint Crafts - E
Tie Dye with Coffee Filter - Let your child have fun making a simple
tie dye with a coffee filter and food coloring paint. Your child will be amazed
by what happens.
Painting - Children will gain an understanding of how much of a role
emotion plays in artmaking.
Children's Paint Crafts - F
Paint Recipes - A nice list of Finger Paint Recipes that you can make
at home with your child.
Blue Crab - Kids create special effects and transform hand-prints into
finger puppets, cards, mobiles, sculpture, and more.
With Paint and Water - Make a Messy Art Mural with Paint and a Tennis
Children's Paint Crafts - H
Print Spiders - Let your kids dip their hands in paint to make Spiders
Craft - Great easy craft for Valentines Day for Children to create.
Rod Painting - Your child will create an amazing art mural using paper,
paint and matchbox cars.
Children's Paint Crafts - L
Egg Carton Craft - Use a Styrofoam Egg Container and Paint to make this
beautiful Lady Bug Creation.
Wind Chime - This is a fun craft that young children can make (most of
the features are template pieces that are glued on).
Craft - An amazing Lion Craft using paint and paper plates.
Children's Paint Crafts - M
Painting - The marbles do the painting and the child rocks the
container making a very unique piece of artwork.
Children's Paint Crafts - O
Transparent Painting - Preschool children use both large and fine motor
skills and parents / teachers can introduce a new vocabulary word, transparent,
during this creative early childhood activity.
Children's Paint Crafts - P
Squirting - Show your child what happens when you hang a painting up
and squirt the painting with water.
Plate Sunflowers - This painting project teaches children fine motor
development and also teaches them the different parts of a flower.
Paint Pals - When your kids have finished off the paint in those little
plastic containers, what do you do with them? Throw them away? Use them for
more paint? Store tiny items in them? How about making these darling little
Paint - This is a texture & taste toddler activity that you don't
have to worry about the children putting the paint in their mouths... it is
Children's Paint Crafts - S
And Sniff Watercolor Paint - Make a homemade scratch and sniff paint.
Texture Painting - Encourages young children to explore various
textures and promotes the use of observation, plus descriptive and expressive
Paint Mural - An outdoor, warm weather activity that teaches young
children about color mixing.
Popsicle Painting - The child will put liquid paint with the spoon on
the sheet of construction paper, then he/she will cover it with transparent wax
paper and spread the paint with the cutting edge of the popsicle stick.
Painting - Children of any age will enjoy this art discovery. Aim your
straw at the paint and blow!
Garden - Preschool parents / teachers help young children create this
summer bulletin board.
Children's Paint Crafts - T
Dye Butterfly - Show your child how to make a beautiful butterfly
magnet with Tie Dye Paint.
Children's Paint Crafts - W
Rainbows - This is a good lesson for teaching children how colors blend
to make new colors.
Face Paint - Learn how to make face paint with your child that is
Candy Holder Craft - Cute little painted candy holder.