Creating Puffy Paint (Autism Friendly)

Objective: Hands-on learning and an interactive experience that can easily be turned into a teaching tool.  


  • Shaving Cream  
  • Mixing Bowl 
  • Food Coloring 
  • Window or Mirror or paper  

Step 1: Spray Shaving Cream onto a bowl  

Step 2: Using the food coloring of your choice drop 3-4 drops on to the shaving cream 

Step 3: Mix the color into the shaving cream until it is no longer white 

Step 4: DRAW or WRITE. Let your creativity run wild and draw whatever you want. Or this can also be used to practice writing letters and words. 

Senses Engaged  

  • Touch  
  • Sight  
  • Sound  
  • Smell 


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