Salt Painting for kids- this art project is such a blast! Watch the watercolor travel and be amazed!
Supplies you need or Salt Art
- table salt
- watercolor (or food coloring mixed with water)
- paintbrush or eyedropper
- cookie sheet- totally optional but keeps the salt from making a huge mess
How to make Salt Painting
Draw a pretty picture with glue! Don’t be too crazy with it- It will take forever to dry. If you need help trying to figure out what to draw- check out my drawing prompts.
After you are done, sprinkle salt over the whole glue design!
Okay- here was a mistake. I let the salt sit and it expanded! Once you sprinkle the salt on, make sure to get the access off right away!
Then let dry!
I tried it out on black paper as well and it worked the same! Once it dries you just get watercolor or a food coloring mixed with water and a paintbrush to add the color with (You could use an eyedropper as well!)
Load up color and water. When you touch the salt- the paint spreads like magic. It’s so cool to watch!
Here are some finished products!
Check out this video to watch the fun process of salt painting for kids (and adults! (and go ahead and follow me on agirlandagluegun)
and here is a picture to pin to save for later
If you are looking for more fun kids crafts- my craft camp has two weeks full of fun projects that you will love to do as well!