This sunflower toddler craft with puffy paint is perfect for the Spring weather! Fun to use and see all the various textures as well!
This puffy paint craft if perfect for Spring activities. Your toddler will love feeling independent and being able to create this beautiful sunflower is just icing on the cake!
Sunflower Toddler Craft with Puffy Paint
This fun sunflower craft for 1 year olds is simple and so much fun. Who doesn’t like to play with paint and watch creativity happen? The great part about this painting craft is that you can literally let your toddler make and play with it again and again.
And once they see just how cool puffy paint is, you can be certain that that’s exactly what they’re going to do! With Mother’s and Father’s Day not too far off, making some homemade portraits as gifts is a great idea!
What you need to make this Puffy Paint Sunflower Craft
All you need are a few simple ingredients to get this craft started! Make the homemade puffy paint my mixing washable paint and shaving cream together! This makes the paint easier to work with on a large surface as it doesn’t drip or splatter, and creates a nice texture. What a fun craft for 1 year olds and toddlers!
What you need:
- homemade yellow Puffy Paint (shaving cream + washable paint)
- Sunflower outline
- Cotton Balls (options)
How to make a Sunflower Toddler Craft with Puffy Paint
This is one of those simple crafts that you’ll love and enjoy.
All you literally need is to have the outline of the sunflower on paper and the puffy paint colors of your choice.
Once you have those two items, you can these get the q-tips, and even cotton balls if you’d like, and have your toddler start creating an amazing and beautiful creation!
Can you use regular paint if you don’t have any puffy paint?
Of course! While the texture and look may be a bit different, you can use whatever paint that you have in the house! The puffy paint just makes it a bit more unique, but if your toddler wants to paint, let them paint!
How long does it take for the puffy paint to dry?
I’d give it a good couple of hours to be certain it’s dried completely. It is a bit thicker of a paint, so it’s a good idea to move the sunflower toddler craft to a different location and let it dry fully once your toddler is done painting it.
See how simple this sunflower puffy paint craft is? It’s one that you can literally do almost any time of the year! And when that sun is shining, you can even take it outside and let them create in nature!
(But be warned – you’ll probably want to join in on the fun as well!)
Is this a good craft for 1 year olds?
Yes! 1 year olds can do this sunflower toddler craft as long as they have supervision to avoid putting the paint in their mouths. Using tools like cotton balls or q tips in addition to a paintbrush make this fun and easy for toddlers to create.
If you wanted to make this taste-safe and more about the process than the finished product, you could alternatively color Cool Whip with food coloring to paint with – this just might be a bit stickier, but fun for finger painting too!
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