Giant Roll On Art

Giant Roll On Art HowCanIRecycleThis

Recycle roll on deodorant bottles for this art activity. 

Materials Needed:

  • Paper
  • Thin tempera paint/ food colouring mixed with water
  • Empty roll-on deodorant bottles

What to do:

  • Take the lids off the empty roll on deodorant bottles and wash the lids and parts thoroughly. Leave to dry.
  • Once dry, fill the bottles with paint (or) the mixture of food colouring and water.
  • Replace the lid and encourage your child to draw on the paper.

Hints and Tips:

  • Your child will be able to paint with it as it is easy to hold.
  • For older children hang the paper on the wall, so they can stand up and paint.
  • Add glitter when adding paint to make a sparkly picture.
  • For younger children, tape paper on the floor so they can sit and paint.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 1 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2), Few (3), Small Group (4), Large Group (5 or more)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    - Becomes to become more independent.
    - Begins to learn basic social skills.
    - Persists with challenging tasks.
    - Carries out small tasks.
    - Able to hold two items in each hand at the same time.
    - Enjoys manipulating objects.
    - Able to grasp onto objects.

  • Play Based Learning: Sensory Play, Exploratory Play, Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft, Sensory Play
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Creative Play Games, Fine Motor Skills, Sensory Games
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    LO5 - Children Are Effective Communicators

    5.3 Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media

    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work

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Last modified on Friday, February 6, 2015
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