Finger painting is one of the best and creative forms of art for kids as well as adults. In infants, toddlers, or even older children, it helps to enhance sensory integration, increases fine motor skills, and develop a color sense. Adults, too, can exhibit their creativity by trying their hands at something unique like scenery, picturesque landscape, and much more. Many prefer acrylic paints for this purpose, however, you may even choose to make them at home if you decide to involve the little ones in this work of art.
The leaves have been designed by hand painting, while the brown patches on the yellow body are created through fingerprints.
This would be an awesome craft for preschoolers and toddlers during the festive season. They would have a blast in decorating the tree with a plethora of colors of their choice.
Printing tree templates will be ideal if you plan to make worksheets for preschoolers.
A personalized message on the blank space at the center would indeed be a unique idea.
Making the paint at home using food colors would be an ideal option if you plan to involve kids in the process. Give your little ones the liberty to display their creative skills by allowing them to design anything under the sun at random.
To increase their eye-hand coordination, and enhance creativity, finger painting activities with toddlers would indeed be a fantastic idea. They would enjoy painting colorful flowers using their fingers.
The bright splashes of colors on the unicorn make it look all the more appealing. You could decorate the inside of it with sparkles and glitters.
The black bow drawn using a marker adds to the charm of this wreath. You could engage your kid to finger paint other Christmas-themed crafts like reindeer, snowflakes, and Santa Claus.
Draw out the shape of the tree, dab it with green and red, and write a message on it. Lo! You have a wonderful Christmas card at hand.
You could even draw a carrot near the bunny and finger paint it in orange.
Your tiny tots would love to put impressions of their finger on this huge egg.
The colorful design made by dipping fingers into colorful paint helps to create a wonderful Christmas light.
Draw the wiggly line using a marker, so that the carrots may be arranged uniformly.
The brown stones and green plants would give it a perfect aquarium look.
The butterflies, ladybugs and the bright sun brings in the perfect spring feeling. You could try this with your 2 or 3-year-olds with support though, as a stint with colors would certainly work on their fine and gross motor skills.
While planning for spring crafts making a cherry blossom tree with pink paint would be a great idea.
The easiest way of making a pretty card like this one would be to draw a heart on a paper, and fill it with colors of your choice. A thoughtful message below would intensify the beauty of the card to the fullest.
While working with a 3, 4 or 5-year-old on a Mother’s Day project, a cute and simple card like this one with a flower drawn on it, bearing the fingerprints of the toddlers would be perfect indeed.
As you tell your children the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, you could get them to paint one for a fun session.
The blend of red and green on the feathers makes it appear increasingly gorgeous.
Following the same instructions in the tutorial, you could make other Christmas ornaments like Santa Claus, snowflakes, and reindeer.
To keep a track of the birthdays of all the kindergartners, a hot air balloon like this one may be apt. Have all the kids put their fingerprints on it, and stick the name of every child along with their birthdays on each of the circles.
You could even paint boatmen for an authentic feel.
While teaching a toddler, the colors on a rainbow, make him or her get a practical presentation of the same.
With these tutorials at hand, you would definitely have a whale of a time finger painting any design of your choice as per the theme. Besides finger painting, you may even create interesting things through hand painting like flowers or reindeer for Christmas.
Published on June 2nd 2020 by Miranda Gibbs