Art for Kids~Creative Ways to Paint

Art is at the heart of so many of our play and learning activities. This week for Discover & Explore we want to see all of your fun art for kids resources and activities.

Here are some of the ways we like to paint here on Fantastic Fun and Learning.

Fun Ways to Paint with Kids

{Click on the title or photo for more details about each painting activity}

Paint with Cars

Painting with Cars

Paint with Spiders

Paint with Spiders

Paint with Tea Bags

Paint with Tea Bags

Paint with Rocks

Painting with Rocks

Paint with Pom Poms


Paint with Flower Petals

Paint with Flower Petals

Paint with Q-Tips

Painting with q-tips/cotton swabs

Paint with a Fork

Paint with Forks

Paint with Corn Kernels

Painting with Corn Kernels

Paint with Pine Needles


“Paint” with Tissue Paper

Tissue Paper Art

“Paint” with Tissue Paper (Less Mess Version)

Rolling Pin Tissue paper painting

Paint with Vegetables

Paint with Vegetables

Yarn Stamp Art

Yarn Stamp Painting

Painting with Yarn

Painting with yarn

Painting Shells

Paint Sea Shells

Paint with Candy

Pixy Stick Painting

Scented Homemade Paint

Homemade Scented Paint recipe

2-Ingredient Edible Paint

Edible Paint Recipe


Now it’s your turn. We’d love for you to share how you

Discover & Explore: Art for Kids

Please read the following guidelines for sharing:

  • Share family-friendly posts related to the weekly topic.
  • By linking up, you are giving me permission to share your post including one photo in our weekly feature post and on social media channels.
  • Visit 2-3 other posts that have linked up, find some new ideas & meet new friends!

The linky will remain open for one week. On Wednesday mornings all co-hosts will feature activities in a separate post and share featured posts on the Discover and Explore Pinterest Board.

Discover & Explore Weekly Themed Linky

Don’t forget to visit the other co-hosts to see what they are sharing for this week’s theme.

Edventures with Kids ** Buggy and Buddy

Upcoming Discover & Explore Themes Features and the linky will now both run on Wednesdays. The feature posts will be shared in the morning, and the new linky for the week will go live on Wednesday evenings. We look forward to having you join us to Discover & Explore the following themes during the first half of 2014! Discover and Explore Themes 2014-3 hosts This post has been shared at some of these fantastic link parties.

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  1. Another great post. Featuring this one too. It’s a painting type of week at Meaningful mama too!

  2. What a wonderful list of objects for preschoolers to paint with. My 4 yo loves to paint, so I’m pinning this for ideas. Thank you!

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