Painting with pens is a hands-down activity, but what about…foot painting for kids? I’m pretty sure your little ones will like this idea! It’s not just painting – this activity will bring your little ones a lot of fun and laugh. As a bonus, you get a 100% authentic picture with footprints of your kids: that’s definitely a piece of art to save for the future! Here are 15 examples of drawing to inspire your first painting sessions.
What you need
Ideally, you should organize the activity on the open air: lay the paper on your backyard for kids to enjoy freedom.
Prepare the following:
- a roll of thick paper;
- stones or something to hold the ends of the roll;
- tempera paints of different colors;
- a bowl of water or a hose to clean feet;
- brushes to finish the paintings;
- towel or rag for cleanup.
Alternatively, you can make your foot painting sessions for kids less dirty by simply leaving a footprint on pieces of paper.
Why you should try foot painting?
Feet painting is an excellent choice for toddlers aged 2-6 because it helps to develop:
- Sensory skills;
- Fine motor skills;
- Color perception;
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Did I motivate you? Okay, without further ago, I attach 15 feet painting ideas:
When your kid masters simple paintings you can try something more complicated:
I hope these ideas will help your little one become a true foot artist!