Earth Day Shaving Cream Art That Kids Will Love

Earth Day shaving cream art

Today is Earth Day! I know many people are enjoying the outdoors especially in Florida. My boys had a great time riding their scooters to school instead of waiting in the car line. There are so many awesome ways to celebrate this special day with your family. This Earth Day shaving cream art is the perfect kid-friendly activity.

Earth Day shaving cream art

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Supplies for Earth Day Shaving Cream Art

Directions

  1. First, place a plate, bowl or trivet on white cardstock. Then use a pencil to trace around the circular object. This will be used to create your Earth.
  2. Next, use scissors to cut out the circle then set it aside.
  3. Add two globs of shaving cream to a recycled container. Start saving those containers you take home from a restaurant or supermarket. They are perfect for art projects!
  4. Mix washable blue and green paint with the globs of shaving cream. See images below.
  5. Finally, it’s time to paint! Use the colored shaving cream to create landscapes and bodies of water on the white cardstock circle. When your child is finished, set aside to dry. Once it’s completely dried, your Earth Day shaving cream art is ready to be displayed.

This was such an easy art project to set up for my son. I decided to put all the supplies on a tray to minimize the mess. It worked out perfectly!

My 3-year-old had so much fun painting his Earth Day shaving cream art. If your child is not a fan of mess, keep a towel nearby. We talked about the colors he was using and the shape of the planet. This was such a great learning activity for my little one. We also read the book, I Love Earth. It’s an adorable book that teaches children how to love and care for Earth’s resources. This touch and feel board book discuss the importance of planting trees, conserving water, cleaning beaches, recycling trash and turning off the lights.

Check out this mini tutorial on my Instagram page! Make sure you tag me if you create this Earth Day shaving cream art with your family. I would love to see your child’s version of this art project!

You can find these adorable books about Earth Day on Amazon (As an Amazon Associate, I’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you. This only applies if you click through and make a purchase. Thank you for your support!), your local library or visit a local book shop.

Looking for more Earth Day or spring activities for kids? You might also like:

Bubble Wrap Stamp Art

Coffee Filter Earth Craft

Tulip Stamp Art

Butterfly Symmetry Art

FREE Earth Day Coloring Pages for Kids

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