This spring inspired craft could not be easier and is perfect for kids ages 3 and up. Or a really well behaved 2 year old could probably make it work.
For supplies you need a canvas, acrylic paint, foam brushes, a piece of cardstock and the bunny template below.
Grown ups cut out the bunny and use the cardstock as a template.
Tape the template to the canvas and then get your little one ready to have fun.
Pour a little paint into a cup and dab on the foam brush. Let the kids go up and down with the brush almost like a stamping motion so they do not get paint under the template.
They can go pretty wild and just let them have fun until the bunny is completely filled in.
An extra step would be to add polka dots with your circle brush around the canvas. Try to keep the overall design simple so the finished canvas will have a big impact.
Here are Will's finished bunnies! You would never believe a 3 year old did these all by himself!
You could always do a series with each child in the family as a different color. There are lots of ways to be creative and make this fun project your own. It can be as fast as you need it to be and clean up is simple. Happy painting!