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Teagan is our wild child and with every day comes a new challenge. But she is also our arts and crafts child; no matter the day, she is wanting to do some kind of craft or work of art. Pretty soon we are going to need a whole separate room for all of her creations! That being said, we have to be prepared to get messy around here, which means we are always stocked up on Brawny® paper towel products.
Get Messy & Tear-A-Square®
Want to know what Teagan’s favorite item is when I unload the car from grocery shopping? Paper towels! We go through a lot of paper towels in our family and, honestly, most of them are from Teagan’s arts and crafts clean-up. Having high-quality paper towels on hand is really important to me, and also Teagan.
We have always been a Brawny® paper towel family, so when I first saw the NEW Brawny® Tear-A-Square® paper towels, I knew that these would become our must-have item when preparing for messy arts and crafts.
Why We Love Brawny® Tear-A-Square® paper towels
Brawny® Tear-A-Square® is the perfect roll of paper towels, coming in quarter, half,and full sheet sizes so you use just what you need without the extra waste! While Teagan might need a few full size sheets for her “placemat” to paint on, she only needs a few of the quarter sheets to clean-up her fingers during her painting fun.
While the NEW Brawny® Tear-A-Square® paper towels are super convenient, they are also the same high-quality paper towels we love. We use the NEW Brawny® Tear-A-Square® paper towels for big messes, medium messes, and now small messes! These squares are perfect to bring along in the car as well. I started to Tear-A-Square® into a pile and put them in a resealable baggie to have in the car for those on-the-go messes! So perfect with the summer day trips we have planned.
Yarn Painting Craft For Kids
One thing that Teagan loves to do is paint, but she also loves to create masterpieces out of multiple household items, like recycled boxes, yarn, tape, or anything she finds laying around. This kid is a bit of a hoarder when it comes to her items she wants to make a craft out of. It is getting a bit out of control, but it is hard to say no to her wanting to create!
Recently, she decided she wanted to paint, but with yarn. She had this great idea to pull the yarn through paint to create some pretty color combos and designs. This quickly became a favorite craft of hers and she has done it a few times since.
Card stock paper
Yarn – cut to 12 inches
Lots of Brawny® Tear-A-Square® paper towels
1. Lay out a placemat to do your painting on using the Brawny® Tear-A-Square® paper towels. Also, have a few quarter-sized sheets ready for easy clean up when painting.
2. Place one piece of cardstock down on the placemat.
3. Carefully add drops of paint onto the cardstock, using multiple colors. Teagan did hers in a design as well.
4. Place yarn on top of the paint. For each painting, we added about 6 pieces of yarn, but this is completely up to the artist.
5. Place another piece of cardstock on top of the yarn and paint.
6. Holding the top piece of card stock down with one hand, carefully pull each piece of yarn out from between the card stock pieces. Do this slowly.
7. Once all of the yarn is pulled out, remove the top piece of cardstock to reveal the yarn painted masterpiece!
8. Let dry.
Tips – you can also get creative with yarn and paint by dipping the yarn directly into the paint and laying the painted yarn on cardstock and removing it. You can also pull the yarn without the top piece of cardstock. No matter how you decide to yarn paint, have fun, get messy, and clean up with Brawny® Tear-A-Square® paper towels!
Fun right? Every time she has done this project, she comes up with new techniques to try. It is great to see her learning and exploring her creative personality. I think I like this one the best because it looks like flowers.
While I struggle with some of the messes Teagan makes when she decides it is art and crafts time. I know that as long as she has the Brawny® Tear-A-Square® paper towels right next to her ready to clean up any big, medium, or small messes, it will be fine! And like she has said, the quarter size Brawny® Tear-A-Square® paper towels are really the perfect size for her when she is getting messy.