Exploding Numbers

Learning numbers can be fun with this number stencils painting activity. You can also paint these colorfully exploding numbers onto gift boxes or pencil holders.
Exploding Numbers craft

Materials

  • Sketch paper
  • Construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Masking tape or scotch tape
  • Poster paint
  • Roller brushes or paint brushes

Steps

Step 1 Exploding Numbers 1. Draw your own numbers on construction paper or print out these number stencils. Cut out the numbers.
Step 2 Exploding Numbers 2. Put tape on several areas at the back of each number.
Step 3 Exploding Numbers 3. Stick the numbers onto sketch paper.
Step 4 Exploding Numbers 4. Prepare different colors of paint on your palette. Do not mix too much water with your paint. We don't want the paint to be runny.
Step 5 Exploding Numbers 5. Paint around each number with outward strokes. You can use one or several colors on each number.
Step 6 Exploding Numbers 6. Young children can use a small roller brush as an easier alternative.
Step 7 Exploding Numbers 7. Once you're finished painting all the numbers, set the picture aside to dry.
Step 8 Exploding Numbers 8. Remove the numbers to reveal the "exploding" number silhouettes you've created!

More Ideas

New Year's Exploding Numbers craft This exploding numbers activity would be a great idea for a New Year's day theme.
Box decorated with exploding numbers You can also paint these colorfully exploding numbers onto gift boxes or pencil holders.

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