I shared with you previously that we made home made paint and had tons of fun with it!
Today I’d like to revisit as this activity took place few more times at our house and it was always great fun!
It is especially useful as a non-supervised/half-supervised activity for older siblings (4 + in my experience but would of course worker better with older children) when you have a new baby!
Here are simple steps:
1. Mix the ingredients.
2. Pour them into paper cups and add needed color (could be food coloring or actual paints).
3. Grab a big piece of paper and paints and have fun!
The beauty of this paint recipe that it WILL come off easily so if you get it on the surfaces, all you need is wet wipes and/or damp cloth to wash the stains off. And they easily came off my daughter’s clothes as well after running them in a wash cycle.
I have been MIA as we’ve been moving and it is not fun 30 weeks into pregnancy!
I hope I can resume and schedule some of my posts for the time being and I am excited as I am expecting few fellow bloggers to write some lovely guest posts for me while I am busy with the new baby (who is coming some time in June!).
Today for Creative Tuesday I would like to share a VERY simple activity that I am sure you have seen on many various blogs and sites: Handprinted Peacock.
The activity is very simple:
Trace the child’s hand on the piece of paper.
Then put the hand over again so the fingers fill in the areas between the finger prints. Trace again.
Now draw wings, eyes and legs. Color your peacock as you like.
The results are very cute!
We had lots of fun with these peacocks. We also learned a peacock dance pose. I couldn’t take a picture but children had a blast pretending to be peacocks.
Hope you liked this activity!
Welcome to Creative Tuesday! On Tuesdays I will be trying my best to post some simple craft activities for you to make with your children/students.
Easter is fast-approaching. And while we don’t really celebrate it, it is a great holiday to be creative and to make various craft. Last year I made an Easter Egg with the tots from my playgroup.
This activity was also made last year with older children (3+-4+ year old). It is quite simple and make a fun pet for kids to play with!
What you need:
TP roll (or a cardboard roll)
Cotton (5 pieces)
Bunny ears (cut out from cereal box)
How to make it:
Simply stick 4 pieces of cotton on one side of the TP roll for paws and one at the back – for the tail.
Stick ears to the top of the TP roll.
Draw the face.
Your bunny is ready to play with!
To make it more Easter-like, make Easter eggs out of play dough and decorate them with beads or pieces of color paper (post to come!).
Do you celebrate Easter? Do you make Easter craft with your children?
There are so many wonderful activities for babies and toddlers to introduce them to safe, edible and fun finger paint and homemade paint.
The question I am often asked by parents is when it is safe to introduce *real* i.e. commercial paint, especially such as tempura and acrylic.
I am back with Creative Tuesday Series!