Puffy Paint Rainbow Craft is a fun and easy spring time rainbow craft for toddlers and preschoolers! Make a fluffy looking cloud with puffy paint!
Supplies for Puffy Paint Rainbow Craft
(This post and list contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase using one of these links, I may earn a commission. Please visit my disclosure policy for more information.)
- 1/2 cup white school glue
- 1/2 cup shaving cream (add a little more shaving creaming to increase the puffiness of the paint)
- Paint brush
- Paper plate
- Construction paper
How to Make Puffy Paint Rainbow Craft
- Grab your supplies.
- Cut a paper plate in half. Cut a strip from the construction paper in all the colours of the rainbow.
- Glue the to the back of the paper plate.
- Make the puffy paint. See the recipe below.
How to Make Puffy Paint
In a bowl, combine the white school glue and shaving cream I used a craft stick to mix it. Puffy paint resembles cloud but it doesn’t last for ever. Use the paint within 30 minutes. Once dry the paint will remain full for a few hours and then loose it thickness over time. Once dry it should feel dry to the touch.
Time to Paint the Cloud
Take a paint brush and paint the entire paper plate using the puffy paint. The more paint the better so let your little one use as much as they want! Make sure to cover your table before to make clean up easier.
This activity is good for kids 2 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.
Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids
Did you know I wrote a book of sensory bins? Click here for more information Exciting Sensory Bin for Curious Kids. Or grab your copy at Amazon.
Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.
STEAM Activity Book
Looking for a fun activity book for your preschooler or kindergartner? Check out my new book Super STEAM Activity Book: Launch Learning with Fun Mazes, Dot-to-Dots, Search-the-Page Puzzles, and More! ! Click here to learn more or order it now!