Easy Toddler Art: Painting Bubble Wrap

Looking for an easy toddler art project? This is the perfect little craft idea because it’s simple, fun, and practically free. It’s a great indoor activity to do with your toddler or preschooler, and it’s a cute way to recycle your bubble wrap into beautiful art!

Materials Needed For This Easy Toddler Art Project:

  • Non-Toxic, Washable Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • A Square Of Bubble Wrap
  • A Cup Of Water For Rinsing Paintbrush
  • A Dishcloth or Paper Towel For Dabbing Paintbrush

How To Make This Easy Toddler Art Project:

First, start with a clean working area. Set up a place for the paint, the water cup, the paper towel or dishcloth, and the bubble wrap.

Next, let your toddler or preschooler paint the bubble wrap. You may want to grab a paint brush and help too if your toddler or preschooler seems a little hesitant! Don’t forget to show your child how to rinse the paintbrush in the water and pat the excess water off on the dishcloth between colors.

This is also a great time to gently reinforce the names of the colors to your child if s/he is still learning them.




When the bubble wrap is completely painted, let it air dry and this easy toddler art project is complete!

This little recycled art project makes a cute gift for grandma or grandpa, and it’s perfect for those days when you need a simple indoor activity for your child.

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