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4th of July Cookie Cutter Painting

Are you looking for simple process art ideas for your kids to do this summer? Try this easy 4th of July Cookie Cutter Painting in celebration of Independence Day!

4th of July STEAM Activity

4th of July Cookie Cutter Painting:

For this process art painting, you only need a few simple art supplies. It is easy to set up for your kids to do at home or in your classroom too. 

Painting Activity for Kids

Getting Ready To Do The 4th Of July Cookie Cutter Painting:

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What’s Needed:

  • Red and Blue Washable Paint 
  • Star Cookie Cutters
  • White Card Stock 
  • Paper Plate 
  • Glitter (optional)

Painting Project for Kids

To prepare this process art activity for your kids, pour red and blue paint onto a paper plate. You can use white paint on colored paper too. 

You may want to also cover the table or work surface with paper or a table cloth.

How To Make The 4th Of July Cookie Cutter Painting:

To begin this painting project, your kids will dip a star cookie cutter into the paint. You may want to put one star cookie cutter into each color so your children don’t mix the paints. 

STEAM Idea

Next, your children will press the cookie cutter onto the paper to make a star print. You may want to use white card stock so the paint doesn’t soak through the paper. 

Cookie Cutter Painting

You kids will continue dipping the cookie cutters into the paint and pressing them on the paper to create lots of star prints. 

Process Art Activity

Some stars may have a bubble or splash effect when pressing and removing the cookie cutter. 

Process Art Idea

As an option, you can sprinkle glitter onto the paint. Next, move the paper around to get the glitter to stick to the paint. Then, shake off excess glitter. 

How Can This Process Art Painting Be Used?

After creating this process art painting, you can simply hang your children’s artwork on the fridge. You can also put it in a picture frame and hang it on a wall.

Your kids can also fold their paintings in half to create a card. They can write a message inside of it and then send it to someone special.

If your children create several paintings, you can string them together with yarn and tape or clothespins and create a one-of-a-kind Independence Day decoration for your barbeque. 

Process Art Project

This 4th of July Cookie Cutter Painting is a simple process art activity for your kids to do in celebration of Independence Day!

Pin It For Later:

Do you want to save this painting project for later? Pin this to your process art board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!

Process Art Painting

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4th of July Cookie Cutter Painting

This 4th of July Cookie Cutter Painting is a simple process art activity for your kids to do in celebration of Independence Day!

Materials

  • Red and Blue Washable Paint
  • Star Cookie Cutters
  • White Card Stock
  • Paper Plate
  • Glitter (optional)

Instructions

To begin this painting project, your kids will dip a star cookie cutter into the paint. You may want to put one star cookie cutter into each color so your children don’t mix the paints. 

Next, your children will press the cookie cutter onto the paper to make a star print. You may want to use white card stock so the paint doesn’t soak through the paper. 

Your kids will continue dipping the cookie cutters into the paint and pressing them on the paper to create lots of star prints. 

Notes

As an option, you can sprinkle glitter onto the paint. Next, move the paper around to get the glitter to stick to the paint. Then, shake off the excess glitter. 

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