This week's Playful Preschool theme is our lovely home the Earth! If you are looking for a quick and easy Earth Day craft for kids then this mess free Earth craft is perfect!
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To create our No Mess Earth Day Painting, you will need:
- large plastic zip bags (brand name seems to be the most durable)
- green and blue paint
I dumped out a bit of green and blue paint on each kid's plate then placed the plates inside the bags and sealed them.
Both our five year old and our two year old loved smooshing the paint around to create their Earth. This was fantastic fine motor practice for them. I loved how I could have both kids simultaneously painting in our living room without worrying about a mess!
Once the whole plate was covered in paint I carefully removed them from the bag to let them air dry. And yes, since this is an Earth Day craft (and because we always love to recycle), I did wash out the bags for more mess free painting on another day!
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More Earth themed ideas from the Playful Preschool team:
Alphabet Activities: Compost Sensory Bin – Growing Book by Book
Wormery Journaling – Rainy Day Mum
Earth Sensory Table Small World – Mom Inspired Life
On Planet Earth There are Five Oceans – Children’s Song – Capri + 3
Earth Day Preschool Math and Sensory Play – Fun-A-Day!
Layers of the Earth Felt Puzzle – Powerful Mothering
Building Language Skills for Preschoolers: Earth Theme – Life Over C’s
Earth: Water Cycle – Tiny Tots Adventures
More Earth Themed Activities for Kids:
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