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Squeeze Paint Pumpkins

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Not only is this activity great for fine motor development, it’s a huge hit year after year! Squeeze paint pumpkins are all the rage around here. I mean what kid doesn’t love approval to literally just squeeze out all the paint?!? They take about a week to dry but the end result is worth the wait!


Supplies

acrylic paint

glitter glue

twist top tips

colored confetti

star confetti

mini pumpkins

paper plates (trays)



Preparation

There's no real prep other than swapping out the paint tops for twist tops (optional). I prefer the twist tops because it slows the flow creating more of a stream than an a blob. But this can definitely be done with the original tops. Then let the kids loose with the paint and sprinkles.


In true A (3yo) style, she loaded her pumpkin with all the paint, stars, and confetti as physically possible and it took two whole weeks to dry. E (5yo) and W (4yo) were much more intentional with their paint usage and theirs took a week to dry.


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