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Cotton Bud Painting

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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This is an easy alternative to using a traditional paintbrush. With only a few materials it's also quick to clean up afterwards.



cotton bud, painting, toddler, preschool


Time: 10 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Cotton buds
Cotton wool balls
Paint
Paper



cotton bud, painting, toddler, preschool


Method
Squirt some different colour paint out.
Let your child pluck out a cotton bud (good for developing the pincer grip).



cotton bud, painting, toddler, preschool


Paint or dot the paper with the cotton bud. It's that simple!



cotton bud, painting, toddler, preschool


My son said the dots were like little animal footprints. We had some cotton wool balls too and he really like dabbing them. He told me his picture was a bear in a cave with footprints leading in.



cotton bud, painting, toddler, preschool



cotton bud, painting, toddler, preschool


We also made a couple of birthday cards while we had the paint out.

For something a little more advanced, why not try a bursting fireworks picture.

Categories
#Under 5s
#Easy
#Cotton Buds
#Painting
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