DIY Activities For Your Junior : Magic Painting

If your child does not fancy cutting and sticky tapes, maybe colours and paints can interest him/ her. Finger painting, vegetable stamping, candle painting are the most common tried and tested ideas that will never go wrong.


Here’s what you’ll need:

  • candle
  • water colour
  • paintbrush




1. Draw lines or images on sketch paper with white crayon or white wax candle. Try to make heavy strokes as you draw.


2. Prepare different colors of watered down tempera, watercolor, or poster paint.



3. Paint over the sketch paper. Wow! Look what appears as you start painting.


4. Continue painting to reveal your entire crayon resist picture.


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wow...nice idea...

Hello all, I am mother of 17 months old son. I prefer videos too when it comes to parenting tips, easy for me to understand and execute. Please find below the similar video on keeping play in bounds. To view more similar videos, use babystep iPhone app or visit Hope it will help. Cheers !! Sonia

wonderful idea !! surely will try and post soon..

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