23 Easy Painting Ideas for Kids (Using Your Hands)

There are so many fabulous ways to use your hands for art projects. Here are 23 Easy painting ideas for kids to let your them show their creative side.

This round up is part of our Summer Learning Series for our hands week activities. Click here to find out all of the great themes for each month and week.

There are so many fabulous and creative ways to use your hands for art projects. Whether you are using your actual hand print in the art project or using your hands to paint, stamp or trace, the point is just to let your kids show their creative side and make something that they are happy with.

I know the thought of art project messes can be enough to steer clear, but doing art is a great way to build your child’s confidence, creativity and imagination in a super fun way. Art projects can also double as sensory activities and fine motor development, which is important for learning to write later. They can also learn about shapes, colors, textures, and how to communicate their feelings.

So if that doesn’t convince you think of the time you can spend bonding with your child while making creative projects that you will cherish for years to come.

Have fun!

Bubble Wrap flowers

bubble wrap flowers

Pirate Finger Puppet

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Outspace spin art

Q-tip X-ray project from Crafty Morning

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Toothpick Painting from Club Chica Circle

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Citrus Stamping from Kids Play Box

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Tape Painting from Robin Egg View

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Shaving Cream Marbling from Artful Parent

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Tissue Painting Canvases from Fiskars

tissue paper painting

Rolling Pin Bubble Wrap painting from Teaching 2 and 3 year olds

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Bubble Wrap Rainbows from I Heart Crafty Things

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Spin Art Sun catchers from Meri Cherry

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Paint Drumming from the Artful Parent

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Hand Prints from Charivari

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Campfire hands from Tippy Toe

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Hands sun from Krototak.com

hands sun

Mallard Duck handprint craft from Sassy Dealz

hands duck

Homemade finger paint from Powerful Parenting

homemade finger paint

Pound Painting

pound painting

Tape Resist Flower Painting from The Rotten Peanuts

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Salt, Glue, and Watercolors from Happy Hooligans

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