Tour Tracks Safari Painting

Practice visual arts and fine motor skills with your preschoolers using this adorable Tour Tracks Safari Painting activity. Your little learners will have a blast making tracks and trails with this quick and easy painting for kids activity.

collage of safari painting images with text: Tour Tracks Safari Painting Painting for KidsI’m so excited to share this adorable safari painting idea! Both the little guy and baby girl had an absolute blast with it! Not only is it quick and easy to put together, but it’s also the perfect way to introduce your next safari preschool theme!

preschooler making safari tracks with safari animal figurine and paintPainting activities are such a fun and hands-on way to practice important early learning skills. Not only are your preschoolers exploring creative thinking, problem-solving, and fine motor skills, but this engaging safari painting is also great for dramatic play.

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preschooler pretend playing with zebra figurine and toy carSafari theme ideas such as this safari painting are a fun way to practice counting and vocabulary. Encourage your preschoolers to count the safari animals and tour vehicles as well as explore storytelling by sharing what’s happening on their safari. Either way, you’re little learners are sure to enjoy this adorable safari craft.

preschooler driving toy car through paint to make safari tracksTour Tracks Painting for Kids


  • Paper
  • Toy Cars
  • Paint

preschooler making safari tracks on white cardstock using animal figurines and paintSet out a bowl of paint and paper. Invite the child to roll the car through paint and make tracks on the paper. Pretend the vehicles are going on safari.

preschooler making safari tracks using toy car, animal figurine, and paintSafari art projects like this one are also a great way to encourage collaborative art in your preschool classroom. Set up your safari art center using a large piece of kraft paper, several plates of paint, and of course don’t forget toy cars and safari animals.

preschooler making safari tracks on white cardstock using toy car and paintAt the end of the day, you’ll have an amazing piece of abstract art that you can hang on your wall or even use to create a bulletin board to display this month’s safari crafts

preschool making safari tracks on white cardstockDon’t forget to check back if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to next week with our safari theme from Experience Preschool!

collage of safari painting images with text: Tour Tracks Safari Painting for Preschoolers