Glass marbles make a cool paintbrush in this super simple to set up process art activity for Halloween! Grab a handful of marbles for a fantastic bat art activity. Painting is a great way for kiddos to explore art through a sensory rich experience. Roll them, dip them, even paint them too. Marble painting is an easy Halloween art activity for kids of all ages to try!
HALLOWEEN BAT PAINTING WITH MARBLES
BAT ART WITH MARBLES
Abstract marble painting is an exciting and simple process art technique for kids that explores textures and patterns in a fun and open-ended way. Think about the thickness of paint, and what color combinations you can use to create a unique piece of art every time.
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- Makes art fun with no pressure to make a picture look like something.
- Is more about the feelings it expresses.
- Encourages discussion about colors, shapes and lines.
- Is interpreted differently by everyone that sees it.
- Is something young children can do.
- Gives kids the opportunity to develop creativity.
BAT ART FOR HALLOWEEN
YOU WILL NEED:
You can also try this process art using a splatter painting technique that is also perfect for creating abstract art!
- Bat template
- Colored paper
Want to make your own homemade paint? Check out these easy paint recipes!
HOW TO MAKE BAT ART WITH MARBLES
STEP 1. Print the bat template and cut it out.
STEP 2. Tape the bat to paper on the bottom of a box or bin.
STEP 3. Add marbles and black paint to the box.
STEP 4. Roll the marbles around and around, making sure they go through the paint. Keep going until the bat is mostly covered with paint.
STEP 5. Let dry and then mount to cardstock to display.