Mess free painting for Fall! A fun and easy art activity that is perfect for all ages – babies, toddlers and preschoolers!
Leaves, acorns, apple oh my! The natural environment during Fall is so full of colourful and yummy things to talk a out, draw and paint. With three kids (two of which are 7 months old) sometimes I want to paint but I don’t want all the mess.
Painting in a bag is your solution if you are like me and want your little one(s) to have the sensory experience of painting but don’t want the mess.
Here is a fun and super easy painting activity that is perfect for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
Looking for other fun Fall art activities? Check out these fun ideas:
- Fall Paint Sensory Bin
- Fall Shape Painting
- Potato Masher Corn Craft
- Foil Printed Fall Tree Art
- Shape Painted Leaves Craft
How to Set Up Mess Free Fall Painting
Grab your large freezer bag (I have twins so I did two) and draw leaves, acorns and apples using a black sharpie.
Add a few daps of paint into the bag inside each item. I used red and yellow for the leaves, red and green for the apple and brown for the acorn.
Seal the bag and then tape it to the floor or table. If you are doing this with babies make sure to tape it well.
One of my little ones grab the bag right off the bat and I had to retape it! So don’t make my mistake – tape the bag done well!
Luckily everything was sealed tight so there was no mess!
Have your little one move the paint around to “paint” the fall objects.
This created a beautiful fall scene. And when they are done either toss the bag away or rinse it out and use it for another painting activity!
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- Red, orange, brown, yellow, Washable Paint
- Jumbo Freezer Bags
- Black Sharpie
- Masking Tape
5 thoughts on “Mess Free Fall Painting”
We did a similar one, but with a blank canvas inside the bag and gave it to daddy for father’s day last year. It was great!
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