LEVEL: Preschool and Early Primary
|Try to only use one colour per sponge|
: Plates or trays
: Clothes Pegs
: Permanent marker or crayons
: Apron and a cover sheet or newspapers
: Paper towels – for clean-up.
|Children love sponge painting|
- Put on the apron and laydown your cover sheet or newspapers.
- Draw shapes with a marker or crayon like hearts, stars or a flower on the sponge to cut-out. Cut the different shapes with scissors so you have a good range of interesting shapes.
- Hold Sponge pieces with a clothes peg to make a handle. If you have coloured plastic pegs try matching them to the coloured paint trays.
- Try to only use one colour per sponge. This will give the picture clear and bright colours.
- Dip the sponge into the paint making sure that the bottom is evenly coated with paint. Use it to brush out or dab the paint onto the paper making pictures and patterns as you go.
|Sponge brushes are ideal|
|Try this Wallpaper Effect|