Squeeze Paint Pumpkin Art
(check out the video above to see it in action!)
With little ones, carving pumpkins may not be in the cards until they are older. This no-carve squeeze paint pumpkin art is an easy set-up that results in beautiful and colorful pumpkins. Kids will love the process of creating them as much as the final result!
No-Carve Squeeze Paint Pumpkins – Materials:
– Spray paint (these mini cans are great)
– Paint in various colors (we love these bright neon watercolors or you can use tempera paints which we did as well)
– Squeeze bottles
– Drop cloth
Step 1. We first spray painted our pumpkins to turn them into colorful canvases, but that is optional.
Step 2. Add paint to your squeeze bottles.
Step 3. Place your pumpkins over your drop cloth. Then just squeeze paint in various colors over your pumpkins. Go from the top, tip the pumpkins, add to the sides. Watch the paint drip to a gooey mess. Then let the paint settle.
Once the paint settles to the bottom, move the pumpkins to a spot on the drop cloth to continue drying (overnight is best if your kids use lots of paint).
Although spray painting the pumpkins first is optional, I love seeing the colors peek out among the drops of squeeze paint.
The pumpkins turned out so colorful! This is a fun process art project for kids that results in beautiful abstract pumpkin art.
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