Bubble Wrap Jumping and Painting

Bubble wrap is fun. I found a sheet of it with our wrapping paper last summer and figured the boys would enjoy doing something with it.

First, we used it for a jumping game. When we first did it, they weren’t overly interested, but somehow the sheet of bubble wrap became a big toy over the next few weeks and then it was a lot of fun.

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Then, I cut a few pieces from our bigger sheet for a painting project.

They first painted on the bubble wrap however they wanted.

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Then we pressed it down on a paper and lifted up the bubble wrap to see what was underneath.

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(I love the look on Sweet Pea’s face!)

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Love Bug was so excited to see that it was the same on both the bubble wrap and the paper!

Another bubble wrap painting project we did a while back was taking a small pieces of bubble wrap and actually putting it around Love Bug’s hand. Then he dipped that in paint and printed down with it.

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Like finger painting but totally mess-free. The only issue was that he didn’t really like having it on his hand for very long. Still, we managed to make these:

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About Kelly

I'm a stay-at-home mom to two boys and a girl. My Love Bug is 4 and has been doing art projects since just after turning 2. My Sweet Pea is 2 and tries to do everything his brother does. Little Flower is 4 months and has no idea of all the fun she has ahead of her.
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