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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.



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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


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#Under 5s
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#Animals
#Plastic animals
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