Snap Painting

This week the kids and I had a TON of fun doing the silly little art activity, snap painting. 


Supplies: an large old frame, a sheet of paper larger than your frame, washable paint, foam brushes, various size rubber bands. 


Step 1: pull rubber bands around frame

the kids were only able to do about half the bands, i helped with the rest

Step 2: paint top portion of rubber bands

you can see here that big buddy started to paint the bottom of the rubber
band too. it doesn't matter too much - it just makes it more difficult to
see the splatters. 

Step 3: snap the rubber bands


it makes a pretty cool snap sound on top of splattering
the paint - mini man thought it was hilarious

Step 4: repeat steps 2 & 3 until you are pleased with your design

creation #1

creation #2

This activity can get a little messy but it is totally worth it for all the giggles it produces. 

7 comments:

  1. Oh, I'm definitely going to have to try this with my kids - they would have such a great time with it!

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  2. Ooh this DOES look like brilliant fun! I know two small people who would love this!

    Thanks for sharing on Kids Get Crafty!

    Maggy

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  3. Hi, I'm just stopping over from Making Boys Men where I've just nominated your awesome blog for the Liebster Award (my post goes live Fri 7th) - Congratulations!

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  4. Look at that big smile on your son's face! Definitely worth all the mess! Can't wait to try this.

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  5. This looks like tons of messy fun! Thanks for sharing at the Sunday Showcase. :)

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  6. I love the activity. Kids will surely enjoy this one at home and they'll learn at the same time. Your kids are adorable too. They are so delighted.

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  7. Rachel, this looks like so much fun! I'm going to have to try it with my boys. Thanks for sharing!

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