Arts & Crafts

Golf Ball Painting

Golf Ball Painting
Photo by: masamom

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Explore different painting methods.

90 minutes
30 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots


  • Thick Paper (1 piece per child)
  • Washable Paints (Assorted colors)
  • Golf balls (1 per child)
  • Box lids (1 per child)


  1. Place thick paper into box lid for each child.
  2. Put small spots (about quarter size) of each color paint randomly on thick paper.
  3. Place golf ball on paper inside box lid.
  4. Ask child to gently move box lid which will cause golf ball to roll through paint and around paper.
  5. Child continues box movement to roll golf ball until desired picture is achieved.
Tips & Tricks
Use dish soap to wash paint off golf balls.
Tips & Tricks
If necessary, put art smocks (or old shirts) over clothes to protect from paint.

Developmental skills