Faux Snow Paint

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pretty fake snow painting activity for kids

In our area of California we don’t usually get snow in winter, so snow themed crafts are always a big hit with my boys. This snow paint activity is super simple to create and is guaranteed to keep the kiddos occupied for a long time!

supplies for making fake snow

To create snow paint, mix together white school glue and foam shaving cream. I found that a ratio of 1/2 cup glue to 3/4 cup of shaving cream worked well.

winter themed kids paintings

We used light blue construction paper and crayons to draw some pictures that we thought would look good with a little extra snow and texture.

children using faux snow to paint with

Apply the paint to the paper with a large brush, and use a dabbing motion to build up layers of paint for additional texture.

mountains and trees decorated with faux snow

The results dry lightly puffy from the shaving cream and shiny from the glue. It looks so pretty and icy!

snowman kids painting made using faux snow
signature of Heidi from Happiness is Homemade

 

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