Fork Painting for Kids

Explore visual arts with your preschoolers using this Fork Painting for Kids. You’re definitely not going to want to miss this quick and easy painting for kids activity that’s perfect for your next health and fitness preschool theme!

collage of Fork Painting images with text: Fork Painting Process Art Painting for KidsThis week’s focus is all things In the Kitchen and our topics are Cleaning & Safety, Measure & Pour, Chop & Stir, Bake & Cook, and Set & Serve.

preschooler using fork to paint on white cardstockToday we’re making process art using forks. What a great way to get creative using today’s lesson as inspiration! A while back, we did this fun painting with kitchen utensils activity too and both kiddos had a wonderful time.

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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.

preschooler painting on cardstock using forkToday’s painting activity for kids was so quick and easy! I set out white cardstock, paint, and of course forks. Both the little guy and baby girl experimented with different ways of creating designs using the forks and paint.

preschooler making designs on cardstock using paint and forkFork Painting


  • Fork or other utensils
  • Paper
  • Paint


  • Set out the utensils, paint, and paper.

preschooler making fork painting process art on cardstock using forks and paintInvite children to explore painting with various utensils.

Painting is a great way for little kids to build their creative thinking and fine motor skills. And besides, most kiddos won’t turn down an opportunity to get messy, which means important sensory benefits for your little learners too.

children's fork painting process art with plate containing paint and forksDon’t forget to check back if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to next week with our health and fitness theme from Experience Preschool!

collage of Fork Painting images with text: Fork Painting Process Art for Preschoolers