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Beach Towels

Activity for an individual child

Age group: 18-40 months

Duration of activity: 15 minutes

Materials:

  • Fabric paints in a variety of colors
  • Pie tins (one for each color)
  • Sponges
  • Scissors
  • Large light-colored towel

Here is a chance to let your child show his creativity and create something that he will enjoy using.

  1. Empty each color of fabric paint into a separate pie tin.
  2. Cut the sponges in beach-themed shapes (shells, starfish, fish, or suns).
  3. Show your child how to dip the sponges into the paint and then press onto the towel to create a design.
  4. Let the towel dry completely and follow the fabric paint manufacturer's instructions before using.
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From The Everything Toddler Activities Book Copyright © 2006, F+W Publications, Inc. Used by permission of Adams Media, an F+W Publications Company. All rights reserved.

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August 30, 2014



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