Painting with cotton balls in preschool

This is a simple activity that we did for Letter C week! We painted with cotton balls!

The teacher set out red, blue, and orange paint and a pile of cotton balls for the children to paint with.

The children simply pressed the cotton balls in the paint then printed with the cotton balls on their paper. I noticed that the cotton balls absorb lots of paint so we had to refill the paint several times…

After each child took a turn, we added new cotton balls to the paint. The used cotton balls get pretty soggy!

Painting with cotton balls is something I have seen often but it never gets old and the kids love it!

Deborah J Stewart

Deborah J Stewart

Every time I think I know everything I need to know about teaching young children, God says, "Hold on a minute!" and gives me a new challenge.

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With each new challenge that you overcome, you will find yourself better equipped and more passionate about teaching young children.

God didn't call wimps to lead, teach, or care for His children. Nope, he has high expectations, so get ready. You will have to give your very best but after teaching for over 30 years, I can tell you that it is a wonderful and rewarding journey.

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