Kids’ Name Artwork

Monday was a holiday (MLK Day) and so I had to come up with ways to entertain my 3 kids since they weren’t going to school. I had this craft all ready to go, and it kept them busy for a good 30 minutes. They enjoyed the process since it involved finger painting and making a mess. 🙂

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Kids’ Name Artwork

You will need acrylic paints of your choice, a canvas, painter’s tape and a child. I bought my canvases at Michaels’. They had 2 to a pack on sale for about $7. You can buy the acrylic paints at Michael’s or Joann Fabrics. I bought mine at Wisconsin Craft Market. They can range between $1-$2.

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The first thing you do is tape your child’s name on the canvas. Do the best you can. Upper case letters are a bit easier than lower case. That’s all the prep you need to do before you let the kids loose. I let each kid pick out 3-4 colors and then I put dollops of paint on paper plates. Tell the child to cover the entire canvas with paint.

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When the child is done painting, let the paint dry.

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Pull off the tape.

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And there you have it! Easy, fun and makes a great decoration for the child’s room.

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