Move: Water Gun Art



Step 1: Fill water guns with a mixture of tempera paints and water. I didn't measure anything; just tried to not make it too watery.

Step 2: Cover (or undress) your kids. Or both!

Step 3: Find a spot that can get a little messy without a lot of stress...for us that meant outside!


Step 4: Lay out some ground rules. Best to not skip this step. I did...absentmindedly,  and ended up with a very Warhol-inspired right leg.

Step 5: LET THE FUN BEGIN! 


Tips:

* For colors from every angle, rotate your canvas/sheet/paper throughout the project. It's much easier to move materials than little bodies yielding guns filled with paint!

* Lay project flat. If upright, the paint will run down the surface.

* Have a pack of wet wipes handy. :)

9 comments:

Bev said...

This is such a fun, fun idea. Maybe next 4th of July we can use red and blue and make patriotic pictures (outside on the lawn of course!) then a trip to the pool to wash the evidence off.

mer@lifeat7000feet said...

I really, really want to try this! Looks like such fun.

Dolly said...

WOW! That is such a neat idea. My kids would adore this!!

Moriah @ Please Pass the Salt said...

That really looks like a lot of fun. Thanks so much for linking today, fellow FUN MOM!!! :)

Olivia said...

Love this idea!! Thanks for sharing it!

Jennifer said...

What a wonderful idea! I have four boys coming to play with mine this week, and I think this will be the perfect project! I love you blog!

Marjorie said...

this idea is really fun, very creative. i'll have to try this when my boys get older.

mer@lifeat7000feet said...

I bought some water guns at Michael's yesterday (cheap!) and we have some little friends coming over tonight. Hoping that the weather is nice enough to give this a go!!!

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