Next time you receive a parcel in the mail, don’t throw away that bubble wrap. Not only is it fun to pop, and a little therapeutic, but there are also some fantastic ways kids can get creative with it. Even if you don’t have any bubble wrap laying around, it would be worth buying some just so the kids can get busy with the below arts, crafts and activities.
Bubble wrap stomp painting from Mess for Less Kids will have so much fun with this art activity. Grab a giant sheet of paper and sticky tape the bubble wrap to your child’s feet to make a bubble wrap boot. Then dip a paint brush in some paint, apply it to the bottom of the bubble wrap boots and start stomping. Bubble wrap sheep from Crafty Morning This is such a cute idea to actually incorporate the bubble wrap into the art, rather than just using it as a painting tool. Cut out a piece of bubble wrap to look like the sheep’s body, then paint it white and the sheep’s head, legs and finish off with some googly eyes. Cherry blossom tree bubble wrap print from Glued to my Crafts Blog Cherry blossoms would have to be one of the prettiest trees around. Kids can create their very own cherry blossoms by using this free printable, some pink paint and bubble wrap. Bubble wrap rainy cloud from Red Ted Art These bubble wrap rain clouds would look lovely hung in a child’s bedroom. The cloud is printed using bubble wrap, and the rain drops are made from bubble wrap that has been painted blue. Bubble wrap stamps from My Mommy Style These bubble wrap stamps are so easy; even young kids can make them. All you need is an empty toilet roll, s small piece of bubble wrap and a rubber band or hair tie. Then just dip into pain and stamp onto paper. Bubble wrap roller printing from Art Bar Blog Wrap rolling pins in bubble wrap, fill some paint tray with paint and kids can get painting. This will keep kids busy for hours. Bubble wrap corn sun catchers from Sow Sprout Play Kids will love to proudly display these bubble wrap corn sun catchers on a light filled window. Kids can paint the bubble wrap to look like the inside of corn, then attach it to contact along with the green cardboard husk. You could also let the kids get creative and make sun catchers using different colours and cut into different shapes.
Would you give any of these a go?