A smashing colourful time

The girls love messy play and with the lovely sunshine we could head outside and be creative.  We took our washable paint and our OXO Good Grips potato masher and went outside.

Getting ready for messy play

I set the paint out on the grass for the girls and let their imagination take over.

Paint in the grass

My eldest began to squeeze the paint into the tray, very neatly, ready to start paining.

getting out the paint

It wasn't long before her sister started using the OXO tot potato masher to make pretty pictures in the paint.  I thought she might make prints on the paper and showed her, but she wasn't interested

masher in the paintusing the potato masher

 Instead she was interested in mixing the colours and stamping in the tray, even with her shoes!

stomp in the paint

The girls had a smashing good time with the potato masher and with their feet.  My youngest created the following master piece, which I think was supposed to be a heart.

masterpiece with masher

The potato masher was really good fun for the girls to play with in the paint and made some interesting patterns.

colourful potato masher

This Day I love a smashing colourful time

I was sent an OXO tot potato masher and some paints to review.  All words and opinions are my own.

6 Comments

  1. That looks like great fun, another use for a good old masher! x

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    1. The girls really enjoyed themselves

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  2. Looks like they had great fun and I never thought of using a potato masher for printing with, what a good idea

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    1. It was great fun and made some good patterns

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  3. Such an odd combination but it looks loads of fun! I am terrible at letting them get messy unless they get naked first!

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    1. It was lots of fun. Mine just get messy all the time, even when I don't want them to!

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