Foil Painting

You need:

  1. Tin foil
  2. Various colours of paint
  3. Paintbrushes

How to make it:

  1. Separate the various paints into pots.
  2. Prepare the tin foil by laying out a strip of it where the child intends to work.

How it can be used to support learning:

  1. Using a tool for a functional purpose i.e. brush to paint
  2. Tracking as they mark make
  3. Knowing that their actions produce a result
  4. Hand awareness- where are their hands and how do they need to be moved to create an effect?
  5. Making horizontal, vertical and circular marks using their hands or a brush
  6. Isolating a finger to mark make