This Cotton Ball Ice Cream Craft is so fun, easy to prep and PERFECT FOR SUMMER! Create a unique painting experience for your little ones using droppers and cotton balls! You’ll be surprised how quick it is to prep too!
My kids had so much fun filling the droppers with watery paint and coloring their cotton ball ice cream with droppers. They loved to blend the colors together and create their own little ice creams!
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- White cardstock
- Beige cardstock
- Cotton Balls
- Washable kids paint
- Cups with water
- Craft scissors
Start by cutting out a long triangle out of the beige cardstock to make the cone (you can use a brown permanent marker or crayon to draw the lines for the cone). Next, cut out 3 small triangles out of the white cardstock and glue like ice cream scoops on top of the cone. Now glue on the cotton balls on top of the white cardstock and let dry a little. Mix water and a bit of washable kids paint in a cup. Prep droppers and you’re done!
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What is my child learning and improving during thi cotton Ball Ice Cream Craft?
- Fine motor skills (pressing and releasing the droppers)
- Creativity (using different colors)
- Independency (great as a busy activity, for quiet time or time outs)