Bath Time Duck

These paint-and-wash ducks are perfect to make before bath time. They can also be put up as cute sun catchers.
Bath Time Duck craft


  • Transparency film
  • Black permanent marker
  • White or uncolored liquid soap or shampoo
  • Poster paint or water colors
  • Paint brushes
  • Small spoon
  • Scissors

Safety Tips

  • Avoid making any sharp edges when cutting plastic film.
  • Wash hands thoroughly after finger painting.
  • Watch out for this sign Ask for an adult's help.. It means adult help is needed for the particular step.


Step 1 Bath Time Duck 1. Draw one or more ducks on acetate film or transparent film with a black permanent marker. A trick in doing this perfectly is to first draw your duck on paper, put the transparent film on top of the paper and then trace the outline of your drawing onto the transparent film.
Step 2 Bath Time Duck Ask for an adult's help.2. Cut the ducks. Run your fingers around the cut-outs to check for any sharp edges. Round out any sharp edges.
Step 3 Bath Time Duck 3. Place a small amount of liquid soap or shampoo on your palette.
Step 4 Bath Time Duck 4. Add in some poster paint and mix.
Step 5 Bath Time Duck 5. You can use a paint brush to paint the duck.
Step 6 Bath Time Duck 6. Or use your fingers to paint. The paint has an interesting texture and a very pleasant smell.
Step 7 Bath Time Duck 7. When the paint dries, you can stick the ducks on a sunny window to make wonderful sun catchers.
Step 8 Bath Time Duck 8. Or you can give these ducks a bath to remove the paint. Set them aside for another painting session.