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A fun activity for kids: squirt gun painting!

A fun activity for kids: squirt gun painting!
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Are you running out of ideas of activities for kids, and its only spring? Why not let them be creative and paint! With this activity, there is almost no clean necessary, oppositely of having them paint inside the home! All you have to do is fill squirt (water) guns with paint and let them paint outside in the backyard! Make sure they are wearing old clothes and you are set to go.

Photo : Fireflies an Mudpies


  • Squirt Guns (Summer water guns)
  • Paper (White)
  • Liquid Watercolours
  • Easel (Stand, Board)
Photo : Fireflies an Mudpies


1. Place the easel in you backyard and clip two sheets of paper to each side. If you don't have an easel, just secure the paper to a tree! 

2. Fill the squirt guns with liquid watercolours, then allow them to paint!

3. Let the paintings to dry in the grass. There is minimal cleanup which is great. 

Looks fun!

What are you favourite activities for kids for the summer days?

Source: Fireflies and Mudpies · Photo Credit: Fireflies and Mudpies

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