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Mud Painting

Mud Painting

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Mud painting may be one of the earliest art forms and will help your child develop their pre-writing strokes and forms in an exciting finger-painting exercise.

At OMO, we believe that every stain represents an important experience - mud stains are the stamp of adventure, grass stains are the sign of exploration and fruit stains are the aftermath of discovery. Encourage your kids to get messy with our fun activities for happy, healthy, confident kids. We'll be there to sort out the dirty clothes afterwards.

Mud Painting

This mud painting game will help your child with pre-writing strokes and forms in an exciting finger-painting exercise.

What you'll need:

What you will need - Mud Painting

What to do:

  1. Grab a bowl or container and mix some sand and water to a runny consistency. Make a sheet with some examples that your child can follow. You could draw basic shapes, or you could draw some flowers with stems that have different strokes such as zig-zags or a curvy stroke.

  2. Ask your child to copy the strokes by dipping their finger or stick in the mud and painting on a piece of paper or newspaper.

  3. Follow a development guide of what is expected at this age - e.g. horizontal line, vertical line, circle, diagonal line, etc.