Paint with Water

by: Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
This alternative to paints can make your toddler's art projects less messy.

Paint with Water


  • Black marker
  • Paper towel
  • Paintbrush
  • Water


  1. Draw a picture or shape with a thick black marker on a piece of paper towel.
  2. Show your child how to brush water over the marker lines and watch how the colors seep out.