Make amazing art with shaving foam!

What patterns will your child create?

Make amazing art with shaving foam!
by Natalie Keeler

Little ones can create some incredible artwork with this inventive painting idea. It's a great way for them to learn about colour mixing too – try combining different paints together to make new colours. Can they guess what will happen if they mix red with yellow or blue?

For more fun with foam, try this shaving foam sensory play idea next.

Rather watch than read? Hit play on the video below!

You will need:

  • Shaving foam
  • Tuff tray
  • Acrylic or poster paints
  • Lolly stick


How to make shaving foam art

Step 1

Add a layer of shaving foam to the base of the tuff tray.

Step 2

Squeeze some paint on the top – we used poster paints.

Step 3

Use the lolly stick to mix the paints up and make a cool marble effect!

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