Q tip painting is such a fun process for young kids. It provides fine motor practice and can be much less messy than a traditional paintbrush. There are so many ways to use q tips to make Fall artwork, like these cute fall trees. Finding fun art activities for one year olds can be a challenge, but this is a great solution. We chose to bundle the q tips together to create a circular formation to make a festive Fall q tip painting of pumpkins in a fun little patch!
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Fall Q Tip Painting Pumpkin Art
We just can’t resist a trip to the pumpkin patch in the Fall. The colors, the smells, the crisp air, it always feels so perfect. This Fall q tip painting is a great activity for toddlers and preschoolers, especially after a trip to pick pumpkins!
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What you need:
markers (my kids love the Silly Scents)
What to do:
Pour some orange and green paint onto a tray or a place. Gather the q tips into a cluster and use a rubber band to keep them together.
On your sheet of paper, draw a quick curly line to create a pumpkin vine template for young kids. Older kids enjoy doing this part themselves, adding some creativity to their fall q tip painting pumpkin patch.
Dip the clusters of q tips into the paint and press down along the ‘vine’, creating pumpkins on the vine!
Continue stamping across the paper until the vine is full of pumpkins! We enjoyed making some small pumpkins, some big, some oddly shaped and some that looked great for carving.
You can add some stems to the pumpkins with a quick line of marker. These would be really cute with a fun Fall message written on the top of the paper. Ours are very proudly displayed on the walls in our hallway, celebrating the start of Fall!
Enjoy making this fun Fall q tip painting!