General, Arts and Craft Projects

String Painting

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This painting with yarn project is perfect for little hands to explore and experiment with paint using something different than a paintbrush. In fact my almost three-year-old found it so fascinating how the yarn worked that we made a few masterpieces!

Note : This project does involve using hot glue which should be done by an adult.

Supplies

  • Liquid Watercolors
  • Watercolor Paper
  • Rainbow Colored Craft Sticks
  • White Cotton Yarn
  • Hot glue/Glue gun
  • Paint Pallet (or jars to put paint in)

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Instructions – Pre-activity Prep

Cut six pieces of yarn 10-12 inches long.

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Activity

Put out a sheet of watercolor paper, the pallet and the sticks with yarn. Dip the yarn in the watercolor and start painting!

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