finger paint


: paint with a jelly-like consistency meant to be applied with fingers or hands instead of a brush
finger paints for the kindergarten classroom

Examples of finger paint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Assemble absorbing art supplies (think: finger paint, sidewalk chalk, paint-by-numbers) or collect leaves and sticks outside for use in nature collages. Alesandra Dubin, Parents, 21 Mar. 2024 Outerwear had a cave man hairiness and mini dresses were covered in finger paint swirls. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, 25 Feb. 2024

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“Finger paint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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