Koala Painting

Koala painting

Use cotton balls as your paintbrush to create a koala masterpiece.

What You Need

  • Sheet of green construction paper
  • Shallow container for paint
  • Cotton balls
  • Cotton swabs
  • Small piece of black fun foam
  • Glue
  • Markers
  • Black and white paint
  • Koala pattern
  • 2 black mini pom-poms
  • Scissors

What You Do

  1. Download and Print the Pattern
    Download and print the koala pattern.
  2. Draw Koala
    Use the pattern to draw the koala outline on the construction paper.
  3. Make Paint
    Put 2 teaspoons of black paint and 2 teaspoons of white paint in a container. (Do not mix the paint.)
  4. Paint Koala
    Use cotton balls as paint brushes. Dab a little at a time to get a fuzzy gray color. Use the cotton swabs to spread the paint on the koala’s ears. Set aside to dry.
  5. Add Nose and Eyes
    Cut an oval-shaped nose out of fun foam. Glue on the nose and then add pom-poms for eyes.
  6. Use Markers to Color the Tree Branch

    Koala painting