Friday, March 25, 2011

Paint Sample Magnet Fishing for Toodlers!

Here is an easy way to have some fun with your toddler! Go fishing with Paint samples!

Here is what you will need:
Paint Samples (2 of each color)
Paper Clips (one for each fish)

1. Take 2 paint samples of the same color and glue them together with a paper clip sticking out in between them.

2. Repeat with all the colors that you like!

3. Now use your scissors and cute out fish shapes

Be creative! I cut a jellyfish (the purple one), an octopus (black one) and a star fish (brown one)... the white one is supposed to be a shark, but he is a bit small.

I already had a magnet fishing pole from a magnet puzzle but you could easily make one from a wooden dowel, string and a magnet.

My son LOVED it. He kept saying "More! More fishing Mama!"

Too much fun!

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malia said...

Cute idea! I love paint chips for some reason. I can't leave the hardware store without a handful. (-:

Alison @ Oopsey Daisy said...

This is SO clever!! I love that you used paint samples--what a fabulous idea! I am definitely going to give this a try!

Alison @ Oopsey Daisy said...

I loved this idea so much that I featured it today!!

Thanks for sharing! Have a great day!

Christianne @ Little Page Turners said...

Love the ocean shapes! Great idea!

annies home said...

such a great idea I love this as a grandma of a toddler I can imagine how fun this activity would be

Unknown said...

What a great idea! My little one isn't so little anymore, but I just got a niece. I'll have to keep this in mind. I'm always grabbing about 20 samples when trying to choose one paint color! :-)

Its A Blog Party said...

Great idea! So cute!
Thanks for linking up!

Jenn @ Delicious Ambiguity said...

What a great activity! Just wanted to let you know I featured you on Tot Tuesdays this week!

Amber said...

Fun! I know my kiddos would love this game. Easy too! Thanks for sharing.


RedTedArt said...

Oh how lovely! Such a nice recycling project and easy too! And older kids can help with this! Brilliant!

Would LOVE to see you over our way at Kid's Get Crafty link up. Every wednesday!

Do stop by and visit!! Old post & multiple posts welcomed!


Red Ted Art

RedTedArt said...

"Thank you" for stopping by at Kids Get Crafty :-)

See you again next week!

Red Ted Art

Maria said...

Wow, what a creative idea!

Mrs.Crafty said...

What a cute Idea!! Great for a party!!

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