Activity for an individual child
Age group: 18-40 months
Duration of activity: 15 minutes
- 1 dried ear of corn
- Tempera paint
- Shallow pie tin
- Light-colored construction paper
This simple painting activity produces a unique effect. You may also wish to have your toddler try painting and printing with other vegetables, such as potatoes, cauliflower, and green peppers.
- Have your child roll the corncob in the paint in the same way that you would a paint roller.
- Your child can then roll out different patterns and designs on the paper.