Simple, no-mess finger painting is the perfect activity for those times when your kids want to paint, but you don't want to worry about clean-up!

No-Mess Finger Painting is a great activity for when you want to keep kids busy without getting out a ton of supplies. Plus, it's really fun -- my preschooler can spend hours just playing in the paint!

My son doesn't like to get paint on his hands, so this is the perfect activity for him. We practice tracing letters, drawing shapes, and just squishing in the paint. He loves it!

You can even make a batch of homemade finger paint to use with this project.

No-Mess Finger Painting

Here's what you need for No-Mess Finger Painting:
Gallon-sized Ziploc bag
Finger paints
Poster board

Cut the poster board to fit just inside the Ziploc bag. Place it inside, then add different colors of finger paint into the bag.

It's best if the finger paint is added in different areas of the bag. Press out the air and seal the bag.

Set on a table, and it's ready for your child to paint! They can squish the paint with their fingers or draw shapes or write into the paint. When they're done painting, you can remove the paper and allow it to dry, or just throw the whole bag away for the cleanest project ever!

Discover even more fun ways to paint -- like exploding paint bombs and painting with balls -- on our YouTube channel.