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Cotton balls are the perfect manipulative for fun crafts and learning for kids. Grab a bag of cotton balls next time you are at the store and create one of these 25 cotton ball hands-on activities for kids.

25 Cotton Ball Hands-On Activities for Kids

We have been using cotton balls as a painting tool for years. The kids love it. They are great for sensory stimulation and easy to clean up. The focus on this set of hands-on activities is arts and crafts. Grab your craft stash box of paints and be inspired today.

Cotton Ball Art/Fine Motor

Cotton Ball Painting – The Chaos and the Clutter

DIY Truffula Trees – Fun A Day

Cotton Ball Candy Craft – The Pinterested Parent

Cotton Ball Popcorn – Glued to my Crafts

Pom Pom Easter Egg Painting Craft for Kids – Crafty Morning

Cotton Ball Smash – Teaching Mama

Preschool Cotton Ball Clouds Activity – I Heart Crafty Things

Cotton Ball Painting – Domestic Mommyhood

Cotton Ball Spring/Summer Crafts

Paper Plate Sheep Mask for Kids – Danya Banya

Egg Carton Ice Cream Cones – In The Playroom

Sticky Sheep – Twodaloo

Cotton Ball Painted Snail Paper Plate Craft – Kids Activities Blog

Cotton Ball Rainbow Craft – Easy Peasy and Fun

Rainbow Mobile Craft for Kids – B-Inspired Mama

Preschool Letter B Craft: B is for Bunny – The Simple Parent

Q- Tip Dandelion – No Time for Flash Cards

Wonderful DIY Easy and Cute Easter Hand & Foot Print Art – Wonderful DIY

Sheep Craft for Kids – About A Mom

Cotton Ball Handprint Chick Craft For Kids – I Heart Arts n Crafts

Cotton Ball Fall/Winter Crafts

Polar Bear Craft for Kids – Fireflies and Mudpies

Inuit & Igloo Crafts – The Pinterested Parent

Winter Hats Craft for Kids – Easy Peasy and Fun

Cotton Ball Sushi Craft – Pink and Green Mama

Cotton Ball Heart Painting Crafts for Kids – Sunshine Whispers

Cotton Ball Penguin – Glued to my Crafts

What are some of your favorite ways to use cotton balls for a fun, hands-on activity? Share with me below in the comments. 

For more ideas like this one, check out my Pinterest board below and also these other blog posts.

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