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Shaving Cream Marbling with Kids – Instructions & Tips for Success

The best, easiest, and cheapest DIY marbled paper is done with shaving cream marbling. This is one of our all-time favorite art activities. #kidsart #artsandcrafts #kidsactivities #artforkids #craftsforkids #creativehome #artsandcrafts We LOVE shaving cream marbling. Love it. We love any marbling, really, but shaving cream marbling is especially fun (it involves shaving cream, after all) and beautiful liquid watercolors (the colors are just so vibrant)! We’ve done shaving cream marbling so many times over the years, both on our own and with friends, for no special reason and to make handmade gifts. We’ve even done it with a variety of paints. A couple weeks ago, when Maia was sick and sleeping away most of the day, she even requested a shaving cream marbling session during a brief awake and not-too-feverish period. When I looked back at my old posts on shaving cream marbling, though, I realized that they were way overdue for an update. So here you go. Shaving Cream Marbling with Liquid Watercolors With better photos, added tips for success, and years of experience under our belt… MATERIALS Shaving cream* Shallow container, such as a pie pan Liquid Watercolor Paint* Plastic droppers Something to use as a scraper* Watercolor paper or cardstock, cut into halves or quarters INSTRUCTIONS If you’re wondering about the art trays in the photos, they are wonderful for containing art messes and we use them all the time! And those