My daughter loves to paint, so I thought we would change it up a bit and try painting on foil.
- Paint (we used tempura)
- Paint brushes
- Child’s Art Smock
- Dish Soap (optional)- I read that adding a small amount of dish washing liquid to your paint will help the paint stick to the foil better and not flake off when it dries. Since our painting surface was really large, I wasn’t planning on keeping our painted masterpiece, so we skipped this step.
First take the tinfoil and tape long strips down onto your table.
Next, I took the tempura paint and I added a few squirts of it around the table.
I knew the paintbrushes wouldn’t last long….she ALWAYS ends up painting with her hands.
Which is why this DIY child’s art smock is GREAT because paint ALWAYS ends up on her clothes.
We talked about colors and how we can make different colors by mixing two paints together. Here she mixed blue and red to make purple.
She was so excited that she made the color pink!
She wasn’t quite done…and wanted to fill every inch of the tin foil with paint.
All finished! Here is her masterpiece.