This shamrock rolling pin art project is bound to get a little messy, and that means your little learner is sure to looove it! Shamrocks make an eye-pleasing subject for this process art activity.
Supplies to Collect
green, yellow and white tempera paint
rolling pins or paper towel rolls
large sheets of sturdy paper
paint containers and spoons
Shamrock Rolling Pin Art Fun
Set out tempera paints in yellow, white, and shades of green. Invite your little learner to spoon dabs of paint over a paper shamrock.
Then ask your little one to roll a rolling pin over the paint.
A paper towel roll works well to move paint around too. On the shamrock below, a pattern of paint was spread vertically. Then a paper towel roll was rolled up and down to give the striped effect. There are diagonal lines left from the paper roll on the shamrock…I kind of like them!
The paint can also be splattered on diagonally, with the rolling pin to squish the paint around positioned the same way.
Which shamrock art project do you like best? Leave a comment below.
Related: St. Patrick’s Day Painted Shamrock
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© Annette Kaminsky March 16, 2021
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