Bubbles and paint? This is a kid's dream crafting combo...and the results are really pretty.
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Whether your kids make some stepping stones for the garden or pet rocks for their room, this is a really fun way to paint.
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Your kids will create some incredible abstract art by rolling marbles around in paint. So cool!
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These tree brushes are super easy to make and your kids will have so much fun seeing the different paint strokes that result.
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How fun is this? Get some condiment bottles from the dollar store, fill them with non-toxic, washable paint and let your kids go crazy on a big sheet of paper.
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Grab some leaves, flowers and grass and let your kids see the different strokes and shapes they can make with paint.
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Such a simple, eco-friendly idea. Let your kids "paint" letters, shapes and numbers with water and then they can watch it disappear as it dries.
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This article was originally published online in June 2013.