Catapult Art Exploration with Preschoolers
Launch into creative fun with your preschoolers with this fun process art exploration!
Perfect to pair with your Medieval Fantasy & Fairy Tales Theme.
This fun activity is one of 200 hands on preschool activities featured in our Pre-K Play Ideas eBook! Purchase our eBook to have all of these activity pages at your fingertips.
Stack 5 sticks on top of each other and secure one end with a rubber band.
Slide 1 more stick between the bottom stick and the rest of the stack in the opposite direction and secure the other end of the stack with a rubber band.
Place a spoon on top and attach the end of the spoon to the end of the single stick with a rubber band.
Place catapult directly in front of painting surface.
Place paint on a cotton ball and place in the well of the spoon.
Use your finger to flick the tip of the spoon and launch the cotton ball onto the canvas/paper.
Repeat this process with multiple colors until you have the desired design.
Set painting aside to dry.
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