Precious Play

We are always looking for new ways to paint and today we decided to paint with cotton buds.  This is something we have done before and it is so effective because it gives young children more control when painting, they’re good for mixing colours and you can do dotty painting with them which always looks effective.  Today we created three masterpieces.

We used:

  • Cotton buds
  • Paints
  • Colouring pages
  • Coloured sheets of paper
  • We have a few Orchard Games and they always come in sheets where you have to pop the parts out, leaving you with a sheet of card square-shaped stencils.

Painting with Cotton Buds

Masterpiece 1:  We used some colouring pages.  J chose one and Mummy chose one.  Getting involved in the painting yourself and creating your own masterpiece not only is enjoyable/relaxing for you but also shows your child that you value your time playing with them and painting/drawing can be fun…

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