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Monday, June 4, 2012

Painting with Cool Whip

Today we painted with Cool Whip.  It was so much fun!  I noticed I had a tub in my freezer that has been there for months so I thought it would be a fun way to use it up.



Here's how you do it

Materials

  • Cool whip
  • food coloring
  • paint brushes, cookie cutters, combs

Put the cool whip into the muffin tin.  I had C and K do it.  Notice they had nothing in the pan at first.



 She learned quickly how to scoop more cool whip up and put it in the pan.





Add food coloring.  (You can choose to do it yourself, but C and K do a great job of adding 2-3 drops.   I have a high patience tolerance when it comes to kids). 


Start painting.  I had spoons, cookie cutters, combs, and paintbrushes for them to explore with.






Hmm...what happens when you fold the paper?


Wow!  Look at that!


 Let's try that again.


So excited at her new pictures.


She had so much fun!  Her hair proves it!


I'd say the pictures are proof.

We had so much fun painting with Cool Whip.  You should try it!  

Thanks for stopping by!

Shawna
                                 

29 comments:

  1. My 2 year old would love this... and my 8 and 10 year olds probably would too! Thanks!!!

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  2. Totally trying this with my 3 year old, we never finish a tub of cool whip. How did the paintings dry? -Kelly @ Semi Homemade Mom

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    1. The paintings dried well. They were dry enough for parents to bring home about 6 hours later. I hope your 3 year old has as much fun as we did.

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  3. What good fun! Thank you for sharing this idea.

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  5. Cool whip is one of my all time favorite foods. This is such a fun idea. I'll pin it for when my daughter gets a little older. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. This is AMAZING! i hope that you don't mind but i want to blog about it on my blog and feature you! I also used to teach but nanny now and my boys would LOVE this! Great idea!!!
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    1. Brittany I don't mind that you share. Thank you for giving me the credit if/when you do.

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    2. Of course! I will let you know before i post! :)

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  7. Now that is some serious fun! Pinning! Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

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  8. That looks so fun! I will have to try it out sometime!

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  9. The kiddies look like they are really enjoying themselves, who needs loads of money to make a fun day!

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  10. Oh how fun is that, messy, tasty and pretty what more could a child ask for.

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