Toddler Product Review: Crayola Color Wonder Fingerpaint
Posted April 1, 2014on:
I’ve been trying introduce M to activities that keep her busy and entertained. She enjoys drawing and markers, so I figured she’d enjoy painting.
This is great. This paint only works with the Crayola Color Wonder paper. The color doesn’t get anywhere. Because it’s a gel, it’s easy to clean up.
At first, M was a little apprehensive about touching it, but it didn’t take her long to get used to it. She loved making splotches all over the paper.
The colors are a little muted on the Color Wonder paper. The colors are not bold, but it’s a only a kid’s fingerpaint. She’s not the next Monet. We did notice that the longer the paint sits on the paper, the stronger the colors came out.
The gel dries a little sticky, so if you want to save your child’s artistic creations, I would not stack the pages on top of each other, even if you think that the paints are dry.
This set seems to be a “one time use” fingerpaint set. M dug through the gel pots and used up the fingerpaint in one sitting that lasted about an hour. I did try to save as much as I could by scooping up the globs of gel on the piece of paper and scraping it back into the pots.
You can find fingerpaint refills here:
M enjoyed this very much. I look foward to getting some refills and letting her paint again. It’s a great activity that keeps her still and quiet for at least an hour.
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