We love creating art in all types of ways using all kinds of materials. In the past we have created art using milk, painted on ice, and used our salad spinner to make spin art decorations. Today we invented a new way to make art: blow dart painting.

Ready. Aim. Fire! It's time for blow dart painting. Hilariously fun, creative, and active, this art activity for kids is all about the process.

Don’t worry, there are no actual darts being used here! You will see below that all the supplies are safe, most likely items you already have at home. However, I did make a rule that the kids weren’t allowed to shoot each other in the face, just to be on the safe side. 🙂

Blow Dart Painting

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To do our blow dart painting we first gathered the following supplies:

  • Cotton swabs
  • Drinking straws
  • Paint (We used