Ice Cube Painting

Ice, ice, painting! Turn Crayola Watercolours into ice cube paints & create cool artwork using this unique paint technique

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Supplies:

  • Crayola Watercolours
  • Warm Water
  • Ice Cube Tray
  • Crayola Scissors
  • Craft Sticks
  • Cardstock

CIY Staff Tips:

Steps:

1

Place watercolor tablet in 2 oz warm water and mix with craft stick to dissolve.

2

Pour mixture into ice cube tray.

3

Repeat steps 1–2 for as many colours as you’d like.

4

With the help of an adult, cut craft stick in half.

5

Place craft stick cut-side-down into cube section.

6

Repeat steps 4–5 until each cube has a craft stick.

7

Freeze tray 5–6 hours. When cubes are frozen, gently remove from ice cube tray.

8

Use frozen paint cubes on cardstock like paint brushes to create colourful patterns and pictures.