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Invitation to Create: Watercolor Painting Wood Spools

Want to slow down? Looking for a simple, quiet, and relaxing activity to do with the children? We’ve just had the most magical afternoon painting wood spools with watercolor paints and can’t wait to share this fantastic invitation to create with you. To see all the fun, please continue reading below.

painting wood spools watercolor invitation to create art kids

 

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What You’ll Need

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What to Do

Begin by placing your supplies on a table in an inviting way. We placed a handful or two of wood spools in a container, the watercolor paints and brush, and a cup of water by a sunny window and invited our children to paint the spools.

painting wood spools watercolor invitation to create art kids

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Invite your child to paint the wood spools.

Doesn’t this just look so peaceful and inviting? We really enjoyed this invitation to create. We made a full rainbow of spools.

painting wood spools watercolor invitation to create art kids

They dried quickly and then we enjoyed stacking and sorting them.

painting wood spools watercolor invitation to create art kids painting wood spools watercolor invitation to create art kids

In fact, our invitation to create, which started out simply painting wood spools, soon turned into painting everything wood we could find …

painting wood spools watercolor invitation to create art kids

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