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    • Kellie Landrum

      Fun kids project. Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess and can be reused!

    • Erin Noice

      Mess Free Finger Painting! What an awesome idea! Squirt paint into each of the Ziplock bags, put a white piece of paper under them, and taped the whole thing down with painter's tape.

    • Joy Vanasse

      #Infant #Toddler #Craft. #Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess!

    • Natalie Blundell

      Mess Free Finger Painting! What an awesome idea! The paint is inside of gallon ziplock bags.

    • Kim Lavoie

      Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess! Mess free finger painting

    • Tammy Kliewer

      Mess Free Ziploc Bag Finger Painting- that kiddos & clean freaks alike can enjoy ;)

    • Brittany Estes

      The Ultimate Guide to Hands On Toddler Activities: Mess Free Finger Painting

    • Eileen Cord

      mess free finger painting. {paint, ziplock bags, painter's tape}

    • Karla Gtz

      Mess Free Finger Painting - this is GENIUS!!! kids craft

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    I tried this project with a two year old today...BIG hit. We taped it to the floor first, but then used masking tape to tape it to a window. He really enjoyed the effect of painting with the light showing through. We used Q-tips or fingers for drawing utensils. I recommend this project as an alternative to finger painting because 1) it's less messy and 2) most toddlers I've worked with do not like the feeling of getting paint on their fingers.

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    Forget the kids, I want to do this. Clean finger painting.

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