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Painting Salt with Watercolors

Painting Salt with Watercolors
Photo by: Nancy M.

Nancy M. Submitted by: Nancy M.

Kids will enjoy watching the salt absorb the paint with this creative activity!

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


  • 1 piece Construction paper
  • 1 bottle Glue
  • 1 set Watercolor paint
  • 1 cup Salt
  • 1 Eye droppers
  • 1 Paint brushes


  1. Use the glue to make a pattern on the paper.
  2. Pour salt over the glue and shake off excess.
  3. Using an eye dropper or paintbrush, drop paint onto the salt. Watch the paint spread through the salt.
  4. Repeat until all of the salt is painted.
  5. Let dry and display your beautiful creation!