How to Make Funky Sand Paint Pictures

Funky Sand Paint Pictures

Our Funky Sand Paint Pictures are not only great fun but they are really easy to make too!  An ideal way to make a wonderful keepsake or gift for a loved one.  Use some basic materials, some imagination and some play sand to make your own Funky Sand Picture!



Materials and Equipment

coloured paints   play sand  paint pots   paint brushes

canvas or cardboard   black permanent marker   PVA glue   ribbon

How to Make a Funky Sand Picture

First, we drew a basic funky design on the canvas (or cardboard) before making our different coloured paints.  Next, we put some paint in a pot and added some play sand.  We mixed the sand and paint together until we had a thick, textured paint.  Then, we used to paint to colour in some areas of our funky design and left it to dry.  We repeated this with different coloured sand paints until all of the design was covered, we left this to dry overnight.

Finally, we added some PVA glue to some of the coloured areas and left it to dry out.  We added a ribbon to the back of our funky sand picture to hang it up.



Peakles thoroughly enjoyed making and using these textured paints and we were really delighted with the finished sand pictures too!  We plan to make some more pictures over the next few weeks to fit in with her new bedroom.

Paint-A-Thon 2016

We are delighted to be taking part in the Paint-A-Thon 2016 series this year organised by Emma Owl!  A whole host of bloggers from around the world came together to share some amazing painting ideas with you.  Why not click on the badge and find out more about this great series, with clear instructions on how to enjoy painting with your kids.

PaintAThon 2016

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