5 Gold Ring Water Color Painting

The 12 Days of Christmas is one of my favorite stories to read with my girls. I love the whole idea. It has been tons of fun to join other in bring fun ideas for the 12 days of Christmas! Today is 5 Gold Rings.

I’m joining 5 other bloggers to Blog about the the 12 days of Christmas! I am happy to say that I’m day 5. This is a fun project and we are really enjoying it! Be sure to check out their posts as well!

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Each year we read the 12 Days of Christmas. Two of our favorite books are The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett and The Twelve Days of Christmas by Susan Jeffers.

What you need for this activity: circle cookie cutter, foam brush, water color crayons from Target or watercolor pencils, water and paper.

5 Gold Ring Water Color Painting - 3Dinosaurs.com

You start by tracing the inside of the circle cookie cutter. You want to make sure you make a dark line with the watercolor crayon. If you are using a watercolor pencil make sure you do several passes around the circle to get a good line.

5 Gold Ring Water Color Painting - 3Dinosaurs.com

Next you wet down the brush and with as little water as you can. Then you move the brush back and forth across the lines to move the yellow color around. When you use less water you get a better swipe of the brush.

5 Gold Ring Water Color Painting - 3Dinosaurs.com

Here is a look at our final project.

5 Gold Ring Water Color Painting - 3Dinosaurs.com

We had so much fun with this we did some colored rings as well.

5 Gold Ring Water Color Painting - 3Dinosaurs.com

If you are looking for some great 12 Days of Christmas books check these out:

Be sure to check out my 12 Days of Christmas Pack!

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Welcome to day 5 of the 12 Days of Christmas Series, a kid-friendly activity to celebrate each of the 12 days! Be sure to stop by your 6 favorite bloggers for each of the 12 Days of Christmas Series. 

Enchanted Homeschooling Mom ~ Stir the Wonder  ~ JDaniel4’s Mom  ~ 3 Dinosaurs ~ P is for Preschooler ~ ABC Creative Learning 

Cassie – 3Dinosaurs.com

About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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13 Responses to 5 Gold Ring Water Color Painting

  1. Jill says:

    How fun! I love that you also kept the art fun going and did colored rings 🙂

  2. Jennifer says:

    We tie books into our build up to the holiday as well. I think that reading to a child creates amazing bonds and needs to be part of everyday, and when, we can read special books that tie into the holidays, it creates lasting memories. Turning the books into a craft as well is a great idea.

  3. Emma says:

    I’ve never even heard of watercolor crayons but they look awesome!

  4. Elaine Goh says:

    Wow, this is another good activity! I can totally see my kid using the Montessori metal insets for this work. It’s a wonderful extension for Christmas. Thanks!!

  5. My children would love this simple art project! Thanks for the inspiration.
    ~ Ashley

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  7. Love this easy craft! It’s great for fine motor skills too!

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  10. Crystal & Co says:

    Oh, I love this. What a great activity for my little Matthew! Anytime he can use water in a craft he is a happy boy!

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