Puffy Paint Ice Cream Canvas

Create this bright and colourful 3D Ice cream canvas using this easy puffy painting technique! It’s such an easy and fun technique for children… Messy play for the win!

Puffy Paint Ice Cream Canvas

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

15 Minutes (plus drying time)

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Take your large canvas and lightly draw a cone and 3 ice cream scoops as a guide.
  2. Cut out a cone to fit your outline from self-adhesive foam.
  3. Glue this onto the bottom of your canvas
  4. Mix up your puffy paint to the recipe below and then separate into bowls adding a generous squirt of paint to each-Start with 1 cup plain flour, add 1 cup of PVA glue, Squirt 1 ½ cup shaving cream, mix well.
  5. Spoon into piping bags and begin to follow the lines for your ice cream scoops.
  6. Add glitter while still wet and then let dry overnight.
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Top Tip

If the mixture is too thick add more shaving foam

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