What kid doesn’t love playing with bubble wrap! But have you ever used bubble wrap for painting? Bubble wrap is definitely more than just a squishy packing material that’s fun for kids to pop! Here we have used it to create fun and colorful pumpkin prints for fall. Fall arts and crafts are the perfect way for kids to explore the wonders of the fall season! What says fall better than pumpkin activities!
HOW TO MAKE PUMPKIN PRINTS WITH BUBBLE WRAP
FALL PAINTING IDEAS FOR KIDS
Can you paint on bubble wrap? Yes definitely! Looking for things to do with bubble wrap then our fall theme bubble wrap painting is sure to please. Check out how to make apple prints with bubble wrap!
Bubble wrap painting is also a great way to practice fine motor skills because it requires your child to use a pincher grasp to hold the paint brush, It also encourages movement of their hand, wrist and arm to paint the bubbles within the image. Dipping the paint brush into the paint also increases fine motor skills.
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We love simple fall art and crafts for kids. From leaf painting to yarn apples, our activities are easy to set up and require only a few materials. Read on to find out how to create your own pumpkin bubble wrap prints this fall!
PUMPKIN BUBBLE WRAP PRINTS
YOU WILL NEED:
- Printable Pumpkin Template
- Washable paint
- Art paper
- Bubble wrap
HOW TO MAKE BUBBLE WRAP PUMPKIN ART
STEP 1. Download and print out the free pumpkin template.
STEP 2. Place bubble wrap over the pumpkins and paint only the bubbles that are inside each pumpkin. Use any colors you like!
TIP: Should the bubbles on bubble wrap face in or out? You want the bubbles to face out so you can apply paint to them to make your pumpkin print.
STEP 3. Now press the art paper down onto the painted bubble wrap to create a ‘print’. Press firmly and lift carefully to reveal your pumpkin art.
STEP 4. Optional – cut out your pumpkin prints or leave them to dry and then fill up the page with more bubble wrap painting.
MORE FUN FALL ART ACTIVITIES
- Fizzy Apple Art
- Pumpkin Dot Art
- Yarn Pumpkin Craft
- Apple Craft With Yarn
- Apple Black Glue Art
- Fall Tree with Kandinsky