Arts & Crafts

Pom-Pom Painted Easter Egg

Pom-Pom Painted Easter Egg
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Improve fine motor skills with this unique painting technique to create an Easter egg.

30 minutes
24 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots


  • 1 Construction paper (Any color)
  • 1 Clothespin
  • 1 Pom-pom (Any color)
  • Pencils
  • Scissors
  • 2 Washable paints (Any colors)


  1. Draw a simple egg shape on construction paper.
  2. Have child pinch clothespin to pick-up pom-pom. Once the pom-pom is inside the clothespin, this will serve as the paintbrush.
  3. Dip pom-pom paintbrush in paint color. Dab pom-pom onto egg shape. Continue until egg is painted.
  4. Set aside to dry for at least 10 minutes.
  5. Cut egg out and display.
Associated Activity
Consider create patterns in numbers and colors of dots to add a math element to this simple craft.

Developmental skills