Let your kids explore their creative side with the huge range of decofoam shapes and objects available from Spotlight. Decofoam can be painted, have things stuck onto it and into it, or be covered in fabric, the only limit is their imagination! Start out with a simple ball and what will it become a bug, a Christmas ornament, a gnome, a solar system? Who knows! As well as simple shapes, the range at Spotlight also includes pre-shaped ornaments, boards, cubes and even complete kits to provide hours of fun for kids of all ages.
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Can I purchase Kid's Decofoam at Spotlight?
Yes, you can. At Spotlight, we have a wide range of Kid's Decofoam options to choose from, in a wide array of different shapes and sizes. Whether you are looking for the perfect rainy day craft or just to keep the little ones entertained throughout the summer holidays, then deco foam will provide an excellent base for your crafty creations. With such a wide choice available, plus our guaranteed low prices across our entire foam collection, shop online or at your local Spotlight store today for all your children's arts and craft supplies.
What is included in this range?
This range includes a wide array of Decofoam, in a huge variety of shapes and designs. If your child loves to craft, then they are sure to enjoy working with this fun craft medium. We have Styrofoam balls in all sizes, cones, stars and even foam heads or aeroplanes. Check out the foam rosebuds, they would be perfect for adding a floral fancy to a craft or even for creating a gorgeous garland for your little princess' bedroom or perhaps our leaf foam for creating an Autumn garland. This range also includes a number of kits that feature a variety of different foam shapes for a more specific craft.
What crafts can I do with Kid's Decofoam?
There are so many fabulous crafts that you can do with Decofoam, and the only limit indeed is your imagination. Children will love being able to manipulate this material and using it to do cool 3D projects. There is so much that you can do with our remarkable range of kid's Decofoam, such as making your very own sculptures, decorations, flowers and more. You could make gifts for other family members, or use our Styrofoam balls or stars as Christmas decorations. Make a door hanger, or allow them to decorate our foam frame for a great way to display your favourite photo. Whatever the shape or size you need for your craft, you are sure to find it amongst this collection. If you are still struggling to come up with the perfect project using this incredibly versatile medium, then there is a wealth of inspiration available online.
How do I paint Decofoam?
If you wish to paint your foam project, then spray paint is an excellent option. It does not leave behind any streaks and offers excellent coverage. Acrylics are also pretty effective or choose poster paints if you are looking for ones that have been purposely designed for little artists. However, we recommend staying away from any oil-based paints. Before you paint, sand down your foam object and ensure that the surface is clean and has no blemishes or imperfections.
Do you have any tips for doing crafts with children?
Children are born creative, and your little one will love the opportunity to get messy and express themselves with our fabulous arts and crafts supplies. They will get a real sense of achievement when finishing their craft projects, and it is excellent for developing motor skills, creativity and when you are doing crafts with children, especially little ones, there is a chance that it will get messy. Preparation is key to a successful crafting session, and it is important to make sure that you cover your surfaces and anything that you do not want to get paint on. Check out our fabulous selection of kid's aprons and smocks for protecting their clothes. Ensure that your crafts are age appropriate and that you choose to do something that they will enjoy. It is essential that you allow your child to lead the way, and try not to control the process too much. Choosing more open-ended projects where they have the freedom to influence the final piece and explore their own capabilities is significantly better for developing their creativity.