DIY Puffy Paint Ice Cream

An easy summer craft is a few scoops away! Make DIY puffy paint and use it as part of this ice cream craft you can create and hang.

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  • Crayola Scissors
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola No-Run School Glue
  • Crayon Sharpener
  • Crayola Washable Paint
  • Crayola Construction Paper
  • Crayola Crayons
  • Cardstock
  • Cardboard
  • Foaming Shaving Cream
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Measuring Cups
  • Craft Sticks

CIY Staff Tips:

  • For puffier ice cream, be sure to build up the glue mixture when applying to the cardstock.


Step 1

Rip top layer off a small piece of cardboard to create ice cream cone texture.

Step 2

Cut cardboard into cone shape.

Step 3

Put glue on smooth side of cardboard and attach to cardstock.

Step 4

In 2 mixing bowls, combine 1/2 cup shaving cream and 1/4 cup glue with craft stick.

Step 5

Lightly dip craft stick into paint and stir into each glue mixture.

Step 6

Paint glue mixture above ice cream cone, making 2 ice cream scoops.

Step 7

Cut out sprinkles or cherries from construction paper and place on glue mixture.

Step 8

Use a pencil sharpener to create crayon shavings. Place on glue mixture to create sprinkles. Dry overnight.

Step 9

When dry, enjoy the fun, fluffy feeling and hang to display!

  • Occasion:

    • Summer,

    • Décor & Accessories

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+,

    • Tween+

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