Free paint play (3 - 4 year olds)

Sometimes it’s fun just to sit your child down with a blank canvas and a lot of paint and see how they explore it!


Home Learning

What to do

Place a large piece of paper down on the ground and let your child use their hands and fingers to make their masterpiece!

Paint play

Learning outcomes

  • Sensory: exploring new textures and colours
  • Creativity/self expression
  • Fine motor development

Discuss with your child

  • How does the paint feel on your hands?
  • What are you going to draw?
  • What happens when you mix those two colours together?