Arts & Crafts

Tie Dye Art

Tie Dye Art
Photo by: Nancy M.

Nancy M. Submitted by: Nancy M.

Simple craft that blends colors to make beautiful artwork.

35 minutes
0 - 60 months
Group size
0 - 8 tots


  • 1 box Markers
  • 1 Coffee Filter
  • 1 Spray bottle (filled with water)
  • 1 Paper Towel


  1. Use the markers to create a design on the coffee filter.
  2. Spray coffee filter with water and watch the colors blend together
  3. Let the coffee filter dry on a paper towel.
  4. Display your groovy tie dye art!
Associated Activity
Discuss how some colors can make different colors. Red + yellow = orange. Blue + yellow = green. Blue + red = purple. All the colors = brown.