Nature’s bounty makes a cool paintbrush in this super simple to set up a process art activity for fall! Grab a handful of pinecones for a fantastic pinecone painting activity. Painting with pinecones is a great way for kiddos to explore art through a sensory-rich experience. Roll them, dip them, even paint them too. Pinecone painting is an easy fall art activity for kids of all ages to try!
PINECONE PAINTING FOR FALL
PINECONE ART PROJECT
Abstract pinecone 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 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.
PINECONE PAINTING FOR KIDS
YOU WILL NEED:
- Pine cones (small)
- Acrylic paints
- Art paper
- Box or pan
HOW TO PAINT WITH PINECONES
STEP 1. Choose your paint colors and add the paint to a bowl or paper plate for dipping.
STEP 2. Place the art paper in the bottom of the box or pan. Then dip each pinecone into the paint and drop into the box.
STEP 3. Roll the pinecones around inside your container to create a cool effect on the art paper.
STEP 4. Remove the pinecones and dip into more paint or try different colors. Continue the process until you are happy with your final masterpiece!