Shop
02253

Painting with marshmallows

 
Who knew painting with marshmallows could be so much fun! It’s really easy to set up and a great activity to help toddlers and preschoolers develop their fine motor skills.
Who knew painting with marshmallows could be so much fun!

It’s really easy to set up and a great activity to help toddlers and preschoolers develop their fine motor skills. 
 

Painting with marshmallows

 

What you’ll need

   
  • Small pots or old muffin trays for the paints
 
  • Bag of marshmallows (different sizes or all the same)
 
  • Toothpicks (optional)
 
  • Paper or card for painting on


What you need to do


1. Firstly pour each of your paint colours into small pots or an old muffin tray.

2. Attach the marshmallows to the toothpicks to form mini paint brushes. This is optional as kids can also use their fingers to pick up the marshmallows.

3. Hold onto the end of the toothpicks and dip the marshmallows into the paints and start painting onto the card or paper. It's as easy as that!

More kids activities to enjoy: Image source: learn-play-imagine
Enquire

You might also be interested in ...

How to make snow paint

How to make snow paint

Make your own snow paint at home with the kids. Such a fun winter activity for toddlers and preschoolers that you can do inside when it's wet and cold. An easy paint recipe you can adapt for all sorts of snow and winter creations.
Make your own sparkly finger paints

Make your own sparkly finger paints

Kids love painting with their fingers, but don't let the mess scare you! Sparkly finger paints are a great sensory play activity which will capture their attention longer than any other painting project! Check out this super easy recipe and make some sparkly finger paints at home.

join us

Join us on social media for all our latest news.
facebook  pinterest
 

sign up

Sign up and receive our latest newsletters.
First/Last Name*
Email*
Town/City*
 

contact us

mailinfo@under5s.co.nz
 
advertise with us