Ducks 'n a Row: Paint With Q-Tips - Letter Q Preschool Activity

08 February 2016

Paint With Q-Tips - Letter Q Preschool Activity

Painting dots with q-tips is a simple fine motor skill activity for 3 and 4 year olds to do and it is such a fun preschool activity!

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Our letter Q day in preschool this year was Q is for Queen. We made a really cute queen paper bag puppet as our craft. Since there really wasn't enough about queens to fill up the day, we branched out to more Q words: Quick, Quack, Quail, Quarter, Quilt and Q-tip. Painting dots with q-tips is a fun fine motor skill activity for 3 and 4 year olds.


Tip: Happily, this painting exercise is neat enough that we could skip the smocks however I would advise having plenty of baby wipes on hand to get those cute little painted fingers clean!

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Q is for Q-tip and Quilt Preschool Painting Activity

Supplies
Cotton swabs
Q is for Q-Tips and Quilts Printable*
Cardstock weight paper
Tempera paints 
Baby wipes


preschool craft, preschool painting, preschool activity, kids painting activity, Letter Q

preschool craft, preschool painting, preschool activity, kids painting activity, Letter Q

preschool craft, preschool painting, preschool activity, kids painting activity, Letter Q


Directions
Print the FREE PRINTABLE (here) onto cardstock.
Put "blobs" of paint on a plate to dip in.
Give each child enough cotton swabs for a clean side for every color.
i.e.  four colors of paint = 2 q-tips
Child dots paint inside of the letter Q. 

Tip: If you are aiming for it to look like a quilt, help them think it through. They should concentrate colors in groups. I found that my 3 year olds really didn't do that and some even rubbed the paint on instead of dotting it. No problem!   EVERYONE had FUN! 


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