Painting with water is a blast! You’ll love watching the amazement in your toddler’s eyes when they are painting with water!
Painting with water is such a simple art activity for toddlers. And a great place to start doing activities with a toddler.
George has a little thing for water (doesn’t every toddler?), so I knew he’d get a kick out of this activity.
George and I have a great time while Henry is at school most days. We’re starting to work many more toddler appropriate activities into our mornings. I really enjoy watching George getting a kick out of these, too!
I colored in our chalkboard completely with sidewalk chalk (affiliate link).
George helped as only a toddler can help…
I set out a little dish with just a little water to fill the bottom of it.
I handed George a few paintbrushes and showed him what happened when you got the water on the chalkboard.
He really got into it and it was fun painting along side of him.
He really acted like he was an artist busy as work. Showing me what he did as he made marks with his wet paintbrush.
How can an activity be much simpler than that?
And with a happy kid, can’t beat that either.
We’ve done lots of painting with water, check out some of our other activities below:
- Trace the squiggly lines with water — This might just be one of the most entertaining, and simplest activities with water there ever could be. Plus it gives them tracing practice! LOVE!
- Paint with water on the driveway (or sidewalk)
- Or just squirt the letters too! That’s always fun! (Plus, squirting is great fine motor strengthening practi