This fun paint activity allows kids to explore their creativity and improve hand eye coordination. There’s also limited set-up and mess!


You will need:

  • Micador Painting Paper
  • Micador Easy Wash Paint
  • Lotus Paint Palette
  • Cotton tips (or your finger tip_
  • Colourfun Black Marker
  • Micador Sizzle scissors




Step 1: Shape up

Draw a shape onto a piece of paper using your black marker pen. If you draw onto a paice of cardboard you can use it as a template and create numerous shapes of the same size. We went with the shape of a boomerang.

Step 2: Dip and dab

Gently dip your cotton tip into your paint and dab it onto your shape to leave a pattern of dots. Cover the entire shapes with dots (don’t let them touch). What patterns can you make?

Step 3: Dry, cut and display

Allow your paint dots to dry and then cut around the black line to reveal your beautiful dot art shape.
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