Finger Paints as Preschool Art Ideas
Finding preschool activities for art projects and children’s craft ideas is easy enough, but you need art activities that are simple & creative which keep your child’s attention. Kids love to get messy, and that is why finger painting is an exciting choice for children who love art.
Art activities can make learning and development more enjoyable for your children and help to develop your preschoolers creativity and imagination as well as allow them to express themselves through various art projects, painting and craft ideas.
Proper, effective learning requires some good creative craft ideas and other preschool art activities for preschoolers, toddlers & kindergarten children. Use these art ideas, safe, edible finger painting ideas and activities at home or in the school classroom. Clean up is easy, fun and fruity!
Kool Aid Finger Paint Activity & Recipe
This is a great preschool art activity that involves using kool aid as finger paints. Kool aid finger painting makes for safe, edible finger paints that is fun and can be made up in a matter of minutes with simple, fun clean up. It smells great too!
Your preschoolers will love to use this fun ‘finger paint’ art activity that is cool, colorful and totally unique, allowing your kids and young ones to express themselves through some fruity smelling art.
It’s a simple painting activity that is sure to bring out the ‘little artist‘ in your toddler or preschool kids!
What You Need For This Painting Activity:
- 2 cups flour
- 2 packs unsweetened Kool Aid
- 1/2 cup salt
- 3 cups boiling water
- 3 Tsp. Oil
Painting Activity Directions:
Mix flour, Kool Aid and salt together.
Add water and oil.
Let it cool to a safe temperature and let your little artists imaginations run wild!
It’s that simple to make. Try out your ‘New’ fruity, preschool Kool Aid finger paint and painting activity with your young children or the preschool children in your school center. Get those little fingers moving.
Benefits Of Finger Painting:
Finger painting for kids has other benefits aside from being fun, messy and different. Using these paints and painting with their small hands and fingers helps children to develop the small muscles of the fingers and hands and promotes fine motor skills development in children.
There are many other activities which help children to develop these small muscles of the fingers and hands, but painting and finger painting activities are a great place to start.