Sponge Painting with Textures

By Cecily Power on Apr 12, 2013

A craft activity that involves painting with a sponge and various textured materials.




  • bubbly finger paint (see Bubbly Finger Paint art activity) or regular finger paint
  • shallow paint containers - cupcake pans work well
  • sponges
  • construction paper
  • textured materials, such as dried macaroni and sprinkles

    materials for sponge painting












  1. Place finger paint in shallow paint containers
  2. Using a sponge, apply paint to construction paper
  3. Add textured materials such as dried macaroni and sprinkles
  4. Let the painting dry


Try many different textured materials based on shape, texture, or size.

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