Quick & Easy Ball Painting Activity for Toddlers & Preschoolers
Check out this quick & easy ball painting activity for little kids! Your preschoolers will love learning about Physics with this awesome friction painting art project! Grab just a few basic supplies and make a really cool piece of artwork! You’ll definitely be glad that you did!
We have one more Physics Lab activity to share today. Quick & Easy Ball Painting, y’all! The little guy loved it and I’m willing to bet that your little kids will too!
All you need to create this really cool piece of artwork is a bouncy ball, a box lid or baking pan, and of course paper and paint!
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A huge thanks to Experience Early Learning (formerly Mother Goose Time) for providing us with their Experience Preschool curriculum for free in exchange for sharing our honest and authentic stories resulting from our personal experiences. It’s been such a huge blessing to us! As always, my opinions on awesome stuff for little kids are 100% my own.
Keep in mind that all preschoolers do things in their own time and on their own terms. What one is ready for, another might not be. Please use your best mama judgement when planning activities for your little kids.
Quick & Easy Ball Painting Activity for Little Kids
What you’ll need
- Bouncy Ball*
- Box Lids or Baking Pans*
- Small Items
Here’s how to do it
- Set out materials.
- How can you make marks and designs with the ball?
- Will you dab paint on the paper or on the ball?
- What happens when you roll the ball across your paper?
- Could you use other small items to roll over your picture? What marks will they create?
- Did the child explore rolling a ball or any other items to create marks?
- Did he move the items in any other way such as blowing or dropping?
Isn’t this seriously all kinds of awesome? I love how it looks!
The little guy picked out pink, red, and blue for his ball painting, but your little kids can of course choose their favorite colors for this activity.
The possibilities are for sure endless. So many ways for your little kids to create!
Don’t forget to stop by next week if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to with our Family & Pets theme. And if you missed this year’s preschool homeschool space post, you can check it out here.
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As a Mother Goose Time blog ambassador, I receive the Mother Goose Time Preschool curriculum in exchange for my honest and authentic stories resulting from our personal experiences. As always, my opinions on awesome stuff for little kids are 100% my own. Keep in mind that all preschoolers do things in their own time and on their own terms. What one is ready for, another might not be. Please use your best mama judgement when planning activities for your little kids. #mgtblogger
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