Welcome! I am a mom to two wonderful kids, a lovely retired greyhound, and a wife to a great husband. Needless to say, there are a lot of daily messes to clean up around our house. Daily Messes is my blog to share ideas on things to do with your kids, snack and meal ideas, crafts, and holiday fun. I hope you find something to enjoy!

Saturday, April 13, 2013

I Found A Great Deal On Paintbrushes!

Higgins is hard on paintbrushes and paint. He loves to stick the paintbrush from one paint color into another without cleaning the brush off. We have lots of gross brown colored paints that were at one point lovely reds, blues, or even greens. He isn't into detailed painting yet, mostly abstract type of work, so we don't need really nice paintbrushes. I found the perfect solution: Q-tips! I can use little bottles of paint or small plastic cups to hold the paint and place a Q-tip in each container. It helps keep the paint from getting contaminated with the other colors and he likes having a new way to paint. So far, it seems to be helping!

You will need:

  • Q-tips
  • Craft paint
  • Paper
1. Place one Q-tip by (or in) each paint color.
2. Paint and enjoy!

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