Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Animal Paint Tracks

by Jane (follow)
Easy (839)      Under 5s (577)      Cheap (290)      Paint (154)      Messy Play (109)      Animals (101)      Printing (47)      Plastic animals (3)     


polar bear prints in paint, making animal paw prints, making animal footprints, toddler hands printing


This is a fun messy paint activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Enjoy dipping plastic animals in paint and watch what colourful tracks they leave behind as you jump them across the paper.

Time: 20 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Large sheet paper
Sticky tape (optional)
Variety of plastic animals
Paint
Paper plate or piece of old cereal box.



polar bear prints in paint, making animal paw prints, making animal footprints, toddler hands printing


Method
Lay out a large sheet of paper on a table. For young kids, it helps to tape the edges of the paper down with sticky tape to stop it sliding around.



polar bear prints in paint, making animal paw prints, making animal footprints, toddler hands printing
Tape the paper down for younger kids


Squirt a few different colours of paint on a paper plate or piece of old cardboard box.
Lay out the paint plate and the animals on the paper table.
Let the kids choose animals and dip the toys in paint. Jump the animals across the paper and look at the different tracks left behind.
Keep going with different animals and colours.



polar bear in green paint, plastic turtle, paint with plastic figures, unusual print ideas, kids print ideas, my kid craft, messy fun for kids




polar bear prints in paint, making animal paw prints, making animal footprints, toddler hands printing




polar bear in green paint, plastic turtle, paint with plastic figures, unusual print ideas, kids print ideas, my kid craft, messy fun for kids




polar bear in green paint, plastic turtle, paint with plastic figures, unusual print ideas, kids print ideas, my kid craft, messy fun for kids


Fill a large container with warm water and a squirt of washing up liquid and have fun giving the animals a bath to clean off the paint.



polar bear in green paint, plastic turtle, paint with plastic figures, unusual print ideas, kids print ideas, my kid craft, messy fun for kids
Washing up fun


Categories
#Under 5s
#Easy
#Messy play
#Paint
#Animals
#Plastic animals
#Printing
#Cheap
I like this Article - 9
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Jane
I always think it's nice for children to make their own wrapping paper and cards when going to a bir...
11 likes
Look out for pretty shaped leaves to make an easy card for someone special
6 likes
Create a 'liquid-free' winter wonderland snow globe to make a great festive decoration
8 likes
Create your own colourful necklaces or medallions using Hama beads (or other melting beads)
9 likes
Here's a fun project for toddlers
5 likes
Here's a quick and easy craft idea for a rainy day - popsicle stick planes
9 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
Does your child create lots of artwork at kindy, school or at home? What do you do with it and h...
1228 views
If you're looking for a baby carrier which is comfortable, lightweight and versatile, check out ...
425 views
Create some cheap and easy Halloween bat bunting - a great decoration for a Halloween party! ...
8 likes
Cornflour clay (cornstarch clay, baker's clay) is very easy to make and can be used to create decora...
5 likes
ID: 2898
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
This paper succulent is a great craft to put up for Mother's Day
9 likes
These Pressed Flower Windows are an easy and beautiful way to preserve kids flower memories
by Lucy
8 likes
Most children have a favourite doll or teddy bear, and this simple sewing activity is a great way fo...
7 likes
With Easter break looming, keep the kids busy with this paper butterfly craft, for some decoration i...
11 likes
Have fun making this fruit turkey platter with the kids before eating all the fruit
8 likes
A cute fish that's made entirely from woven paper
8 likes
Using just a handful of easily sourced materials, this activity is fun, affordable and very easy, ev...
21 likes
A great way to make a beautiful print is by using tennis balls
18 likes
Young children love pretty sparkly jewellery and particularly relish the opportunity to create their...
11 likes
With Easter school holidays coming soon, here is a fun activity to keep the little ones busy
5 likes
Categories
Under 5s (577)
Any Age (399)
Over 10s (376)
Baby (11)
Links (1)
Easy (839)
Medium (236)
Hard (36)
Trending on Other Hubs
Another awesome tutorial from my Creative Team member Beverly Supplies Needed Font of choi...
192 views
Supplies Needed Font of choice – I used Burton’s Nightmare which can be found here htt...
156 views
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version