Blow Paint Art

This is a fun art project that can be done outdoors in the beautiful sunshine.  I did this one on the table on our deck. In the past, I have used clothes pins and hung it on a chain link fence.  The paint will run a little, but that adds to the picture.  I only used one color of paint, but you can choose to use several colors to have a rainbow effect.  You can also teach about primary colors mixing to make other colors.

The first thing you do is put a blob of paint in the center of the paper.

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Give your child a straw and have them blow the paint with the straw.  If they move the straw while they blow, it will cause the little splatters that you see around the blob.

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Allow the paint to dry.  Using markers or crayons, draw an outline around the abstract shape.  I only did 5 colors here, but I usually fill up the page with the outlines.

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Have fun with this!!

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