We really like this tactile, mess-free, clingfilm baby art idea which we first saw posted in the brilliant Family Lockdown Tips and Ideas Facebook group – and love how mum Beckie Smith has used it here to get her 9-month-old baby Elliot to ‘paint’ his name.
“This was Elliot’s first proper painting,” says Beckie, “and he loved the experience. He was so intrigued by the textures of the paints under the clingfilm. We did this several times and gave a painting to each set of grandparents.”
Here’s how to do clingfilm painting with your baby
How to adapt this clingfilm painting activity for mess-free toddler art
You can create more adventurous clingfilm art with an older child, as mum Emma has shown here, with her 2-year-old’s brilliant clingfilm sunset landscape.
The most important thing here is to use LOTS of layers of clingfilm – as you’ll probably