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Cling Film Painting

Cling Film Painting

Resources needed

  • Flat surface
  • Cling film
  • Squeezy bottles of paint , variety of colours ( safe for children )

Description of activity

  • Cover the surface with one layer of cling film, pulled tight and wrapped underneath the surface
  • Squeeze a variety of paint  colours onto the cling film
  • Cover the paint with another layer of cling  film

Babies can then explore the surface by patting, rubbing, their hands over the cling  film surface, watching the paints mix into one another without any mess

Learning opportunities for the children

Gives your baby the opportunity to be interested in making  marks by spreading the paint across the cling film, by using their hands or other objects. 

Extensions for the activity

Provide your baby with other resources to hold such as animals  that they can use to make marks across the surface.