When it comes to birthday cards, handmade are the way to go! And just because a toddler is too little to write their name, doesn’t mean they can’t put their mark on this milestone gift. Consider trying out this fingerpaint tape resist technique to form a kid made birthday card!
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Today is Derek’s birthday! Since Brielle’s been in the picture I no longer make the birthday cards for him and she’s in charge! We grabbed our favorite Crayola Fingerpaints, smock and set her up in her art spot (her high chair) and we made him an extra special card!
First I used ScotchBlue Painter’s Tape and created a little stacked birthday cake.
Then I let her go to town! She’s really into me dripping paint on the paper and then spreading around the drop so that’s the technique we went for.
After a little playtime, she thoroughly covered the sheet which we then let dry.
We peeled the tape, added some alphabet stickers and glued on pom poms as candles and we were done. Here is Brielle admiring and inspecting our work! She especially loved the pom pom touch! :)
Happy Birthday Derek!
See all our toddler made finger paint projects for different seasons and holidays using techniques like sticker and tape resists here!
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