Today we have 23 balloon painting ideas for kids! Painting with balloons is a great way for kids to create their own animal characters, color the best coloring pages, or simply paint different kinds of pictures in your sketch book. We hope you enjoy these fun and unexpected ideas making easy art with balloons and paint!
Fun Balloon Painting Ideas
Have you heard about balloon painting? is a fun way to get kids involved in making their own pieces of art. Using balloons is a creative way to create abstract textures and beautiful patterns. Another great thing is that it’s a fantastic sensory activity – making it perfect for younger kids, while older kids will love making their own designs.
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So, if you have a bit of free time, continue reading to learn this exciting painting technique!
1. Easy Balloon Painting Ideas for Kids
If you are looking for a new art project for kids to try, I recommend balloon painting! The materials are really simple, and kids will love this new way of painting. Get your paint, balloons, paper, and a tray. From Teaching Ideas.
2. Balloon Painting Art Project for Toddlers and Preschoolers
In this balloon activity for preschoolers, children will create a fun, open-ended craft while they paint in a super fun way, making balloon paint art! This art craft allows kids to create modern art, add-on drawing, or make a beautiful rainbow art project. From Preschool Play and Learn.
3. Roll & Paint – Outrageously FUN Balloon Painting Activity for Kids
This balloon painting project has children roll a balloon to create a truly beautiful and unique work of art. It encourages kids to use their creativity and imagination to create something from what they paint. Idea from Kindergarten Worksheets & Games.
4. Painting With Balloons
Painting with Balloons is a great activity for kids to explore creatively and imaginatively as they create freely using simple props in an open-ended and unstructured way. From Learning 4 Kids.
5. Balloon Painting – Super EASY Toddler Craft Idea
Follow the simple directions on this great site to encourage creativity through ball painting. Get a large blank white canvas or piece of paper, various balloons, washable craft paint, and a small paper plate. From Glued To My Crafts.
6. FUN Water Balloon Painting Activity for Kids
It is quick and easy to get ready and loads of fun to try this water balloon painting. But instead of using balloons as “brushes”, we are going to fill them with paint and then drop them on a canvas. Wow! From 123 Homeschool 4 Me.
7. Painting with Balloons
Guess what? Here are several ways to use balloons to create beautiful paintings. These techniques are perfect for kids of all ages and you don’t need a crazy amount of material – some painting and a couple of balloons on a piece of paper will succeed. From Housing a Forest.
8. Balloon Painting for Kids
Read on for a few creative ways to paint with balloons! Pop the balloons, make splatter art, create water balloon paintings, or even have a water balloon paint war with your kiddos. Just follow the instructions! From Growing a Jeweled Rose.
9. Water Balloon Painting Art Activity for Kids
This time, we are painting the balloons that are filled with water. This activity is great for preschoolers and kindergarteners that love getting messy. From Meri Cherry.
10. Balloon Splatter Painting With Tools: Fun Outdoor Art Project For Kids
Use different tools to create a unique work of art, for example, a screwdriver, thumbtacks, and other fun things! This is a great activity for a summer day. From Hello Wonderful.
11. Balloon Dart Painting with Kids
Dart balloon painting is a fun way to get creative outdoors! Kids will love seeing the paint splatter which results in bright and colorful abstract paintings. From Hello Wonderful.
12. Balloon Painting – Two Ways
Here are a couple of fun ways to use balloons to create artistic masterpieces – with these two stellar Balloon Painting techniques! Both techniques are great for 6-year-old kids and older. From Capturing Parenthood.
13. Water Balloon Painting: Outdoor Summer Art Activity
We love how fun this summer activity is. It is best done with three or more people, but two will work in a pinch. Kids will have to work as a team to create fun designs on the paper set on the pool. Idea from Lasso The Moon.
14. Bouncy Balloon Painting
All you have to do for this craft is blow up some balloons, dip the balloons into the paint and bounce them all over the paper. They make an unusual circular pattern which is really fun! From Picklebums.
15. Create Awesome Abstract Art With This Balloon Smash Painting
In only five minutes you can have a stunning piece of abstract art to display in your home. This project is cheap, quick, and easy, and you probably already have most of what you need. From HomeTalk.
16. Balloon Painting for Kids: An Easy and Crazy Way to Paint with Balloons
There are multiple ways to paint with balloons. You can fill them with paint and throw darts at them, fill the balloon with paint and squeeze the paint out, paint the balloon itself, or use the balloon to make certain shapes. But in this easy craft, kids will use a balloon as a paintbrush. From Paper Scissors Craft.
17. Balloon Splat Painting
The first preschool painting idea is really quick and easy to do. Red Kite Days shared more ideas to do with balloons, but they might be too messy for paint (they’re so much fun, though!)
18. Snow Painting With Water Balloon
We have a lot of summer activities, but here’s a great winter activity. Learn how to use water balloons for a super fun snow painting activity. Perfect as part of your planned winter activities for preschoolers, or as an improvised snowy surprise. From Fun-A-Day.
19. Fun Water Balloon Painting For Kids (age 2+)
Water Balloon Painting is a fun and creative summer activity your kids will love! It is super easy to set up and will keep your children entertained while working on their motor skills. This craft is perfect for kids as young as 2 years old. Idea from Lil Tigers.
20. Have Fun Painting with Balloons
This project takes a lot of time to set up and is just as messy to set up as it is to do the actual craft, but it is SO much fun to do for the whole family. From My Baba.
21. Water Balloon Painting ?ages 2+ ?
Kids of all ages will have so much fun with this messy, outdoor, summer activity using water balloons and paint – and the results will be unique and original. From Raising Dragons.
22. A Fun Craft for Toddlers: Painting Poppy Flowers with Balloons
Make this poppy painting craft for kids using balloons! It’s fun, quick, and easy to set up for even the smallest crafters. This project is ideal for a Veteran’s day craft, a Memorial Day craft, or Remembrance Day. From Ruffles and Rainboots.
23. Water Balloon Paint Art Project
This is a simple paint art project for kids of all ages. First thing you’ll need is some empty water bottles with a sports top, and then gather as many colors as you want. Then simply follow the step by step instructions. From Living a Sunshine Life.
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Which balloon painting idea did you like the best?