10 Fun And Easy Face Painting Ideas For Kids

Kids Face Painting Ideas

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Face painting for kids is a huge hit. After all, painting their faces to become their favorite superheroes or cartoon characters isn’t a chance that kids will pass up!

But, the thought of face painting probably has you sweating. While the kiddies will enjoy it, what if he doesn’t like it? What if he gets scared? What if he gets the paint in his eyes? As a mom, your anxieties, like these questions, are endless. While you can probably protect his eyes, you might be out of ideas about what types of face paint should he sport.

No! You do not have to be Picasso to transform your little one into a bunny, a clown, or her favorite superhero. Just a few strokes of the paint brush will do the trick. So, if you are looking for some simple face painting ideas for kids, here repertuar.spb.ru lists ten simple kids face painting ideas for parties. Read on to learn more:

10 Beautiful Face Painting Ideas For Kids

1. Bengal Tiger Face Paint:

Bengal Tiger Face Paint

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You Will Need:

  • Brush
  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Orange, white, black, and yellow face paint

How To:

  1. Apply the orange face paint on your kid’s face using a sponge. Keep the center clear.
  1. Now apply yellow in the center and blend with the orange paint.
  1. Draw large, white lashes using the paintbrush. Apply some paint around the mouth area as well.
  1. Now take the brush and make black highlights on the face. You even have to draw the mustache, mouth and eyes with the black paint.

[ Read: Tiger Face Paints For Kids ]

2. Butterfly:

Butterfly

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You Will Need:

  • Sponge
  • Mirror
  • Water
  • Paintbrush
  • Water
  • Golden yellow gel
  • White makeup
  • Face paint in different colors

How To:

  1. Wet the sponge in water and the spread the yellow gel in the center of the face.
  1. Rinse the sponge and apply pink or any other contrasting paint on the outside of the eyes. Finish by applying with violet color on the temples.
  1. Now using the brush and black paint, draw the details of head, body and wings of the butterfly.
  1. Accentuate the wings by using while makeup. You can even apply the yellow gel lightly to the areas not painted.

[ Read: Butterfly Face Painting Designs For Kids ]

3. Rabbit Face Paint:

Rabbit Face Paint

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You Will Need:

  • Brush
  • Water
  • Sponge
  • Mirror
  • White, pink and black face paint color

How To:

  1. Apply white paint to the top part of your kid’s face (from the top lip to the eyes).
  1. Now draw the ear shapes on the forehead. You even need to make a white patch in the center of the lower lip.
  1. Dab some patches of pink color on the outer edge of the cheeks and the ears. We’d suggest you to use the side of sponge for it. Blend the pink paint carefully into the white paint.
  1. Paint the remaining of the lower lip with pink using the brush.
  1. Now draw black crease lines on top of the nose and corner of the eyes.
  1. Draw a centerline down the top lip and add whiskers and dots using black paint.
  1. Now paint the top lip and create a line on the bottom lip to give an appearance of two teeth. The little bunny is ready.

4. Pirate Face Paint:

Pirate Face Paint

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You Will Need:

  • Black makeup pencil
  • Red makeup pencil
  • Golden brown powder
  • Makeup sponge
  • Brush
  • Eye patch

How To:

  1. Apply golden brown makeup on the face.
  1. Create the appearance of the beard using the black makeup pencil. You have to create the mustache too with the same pencil. Or you can affix a fake mustache.
  1. Put the pirate eye patch on one eye.
  1. Now use the red makeup pencil to draw the scars and black to make the stitches.

[ Read: Scariest Halloween Face Paint For Kids ]

5. Spiderman:

Spiderman

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You Will Need:

  • Paint brushes
  • Sponge
  • Water
  • White, black and red face paint

How To:

  1. You can create either full or half Spiderman face paint.
  1. Wet the sponge with water and apply red color on the face and neck.
  1. Take a different sponge or paint brush and apply the white color or the eyelids, brow area, extending till the temples. Outline the white patch with the black paint.
  1. Draw black details on the face to give an appearance of the spider web. You have to draw the lips black as well. The little Spiderman is ready to swing.

6. Dog:

Dog

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You Will Need:

  • White, brown, pink, red and black paint
  • Brush or sponge
  • Water

How To:

  1. Paint a circle around one eye with the white paint. You have to use the same color for making the base of the mouth too.
  1. Create feathery strokes around the edges of the mouth to create a furry effect.
  1. Now make the dog’s tongue, starting from the bottom lip and going down to the chin. You can use either red or pink paint for making the tongue.
  1. Now make the whisker and nose with the black paint. You have to use the black paint for outlining the circle around the lip and upper lip as well.

7. Fox:

Fox

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You Will Need:

  • A thin liner brush
  • A sponge or round foundation brush
  • A brush
  • White, black, orange and yellow paint
  • Water
  • Spray bottle

How To:

  1. Create the ears of the fox above the eyes and whiskers around the cheek edges using the white paint.
  1. Apply yellow and orange paint using a sponge. Apply yellow on the bridge of the nose and edge of cheeks and orange on cheeks.
  1. Spray some water on the face and dab the sponge on the yellow section. Repeat the method, but with a fresh sponge on the orange part. Blend the orange and yellow with the white paint until you get a mixture of colors.
  1. Outline the ears with the orange paint.
  1. Now make outlines on the inner and outer ears with the black paint. Create a small triangle on the tip of the nose. Make dots on the cheeks and above the upper lip. The Fox is ready.

8. Cat:

Cat

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You Will Need:

  • Soft, yet firm paintbrush
  • White, black, and gray paint
  • Soft sponge

How To:

  1. Apply gray face paint all over the face, leaving the area around the eyes. Leave it to dry.
  1. Now draw a white line on the face using the thin brush
  1. When the paint dries, draw eyebrows, eye lines, whiskers and mouth using the black paint. You have to paint the tip of the nose black.

9. Princess:

Princess

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You Will Need:

  • Pink, black and white paint
  • Paintbrush

How To:

  1. Draw a black outline of the crown on the forehead using a paintbrush. Fill the crown with the pink paint using a sponge or paintbrush.
  1. Make a medium teardrop outline in the center of the forehead and three, small sized teardrops between the eyes with the black paint.
  1. Make small pink circles and white starbursts under the eyes.
  1. Accentuate the look by making three eyelashes near the eyes. Place a purple, teardrop shaped jewel in the middle of the forehead, and your princess is ready.

10. Clown:

Clown

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You Will Need:

  • White, red, black face paint
  • Brushes

How To:

  1. Apply white face paint around the brows using a sponge or paintbrush. Apply some white paint around the mouth area as well.
  1. Now make a broad, red outline around your child’s mouth area. Apply the same red color lightly on the lower lip. Make a red dot on the tip of the nose too.
  1. Outline the white patch with the black paint. You can make eyelashes to elaborate the look.

Some of the ideas are easy while some are a tad intensive. But you don’t need to fret. Just think your little munchkin’s face as a canvas and get started. We’re sure it’ll come out great.

What are your thoughts on face painting for kids? Do you have any kids face painting activities that you can tell us about? Did you like any of these face painting ideas for kids? Tell us here. 

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