Easter Watercolor Salt Paintings

Make eggs-traordinary paintings! Learn how to do salt painting with a colourful Easter egg theme.

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Acrylic Paint
  • Crayola Paint Brush
  • Crayola No. 2 Pencil
  • Crayola No-Run Washable School Glue
  • Crayola Watercolours
  • Crayola Colour Glue
  • Cardboard
  • Aluminum Pan
  • Salt
  • Small Bowl
  • Disposable Cup
  • Water

CIY Staff Tips:

  • For more DIY Easter decorations and craft ideas, see our entire collection of Easter crafts.

Steps:

1
Step 1

Cover piece of cardboard with white paint. Dry 1–2 hours. Add second coat. Dry 1–2 hours.

2
Step 2

Draw Easter egg with designs using pencil.

3
Step 3

Trace pencil sketch with school glue.

4
Step 4

While glue is wet, place cardboard in aluminum pan and sprinkle with salt.

5
Step 5

Lightly shake excess salt back into pan. Set aside.

6
Step 6

Lightly dab watercolours onto salt and glue, letting paint spread. Dry 1–2 hours.

7
Step 7

Repeat steps 1–6 replacing school glue with colour glue for egg-citing colour blending effects!

  • Occasion:

    • Special Occasions,

    • Spring,

    • Easter

  • Age:

    • 4+,

    • 6+,

    • 8+


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