Foil Painting

Painting on foil is a great sensory activity for young children. They will enjoy the feel of the foil in their hands, and the shine of the painting.

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Project Info

Difficulty Easy
Duration Under 15 minutes
Age 3+
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  • Foil
  • Paint (Tempura, Acrylic or Poster Paint)
  • Paint Brushes or Cotton Buds


    1. Take a piece of kitchen foil and crumple gently.
    2. Carefully un-crumple the foil
    3. Paint over the foil


    1. We also put spots of paint on flattened foil and blew at it with straws, creates a great effect and is a new way of playing with paints....although be sure you child knows to blow and not to suck through the straw :-) By kamesbury - July 25


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    ✶✶✶✶ Great Fun! By kamesbury - July 25

    The foil really does add the stimulation when painting!

    Useful supplies

    - our picks from Amazon for this project:
    Crayola Washable Kid's Paint, Assorted Colors, Pack of 10
    Crayola Washable Kid's Paint

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