Thanksgiving Q-Tip Painting for Preschoolers (printable)

Qtip painting is a fun way to paint by making dots with q tips. Strengthen fine motor skills with these q-tip painting printables. Thanksgiving Qtip painting is a great way for younger children to get creative this time of year. Sit down with these printables, paint, and go on a Thanksgiving scavenger hunt together. Enjoy these clever kids Thanksgiving jokes and check out these Thanksgiving movies for preschoolers for a fun afternoon.


  • pumpkin pie
  • turkey
  • bread
  • corn
  • bowl of food


Print the Thanksgiving printables onto white paper or card stock.

Use your favorite color or many different colors of washable tempera paints. We have found that the best way is to put a quarter size amount of each color on a paper plate.

Dip the Qtip into the paint and then stamp it onto the paper.

Other Ideas:

Try it with watercolor paint and cotton q-tips.

A creative idea for older kids is to add a background or extra details to the printable.

Mix colors by making dots with one color of paint and then putting dots of another color over it. What happens?

Make bigger dots with these Thanksgiving do a dot printables.

Download the FREE Thanksgiving Q-Tip Painting

Preschoolers will have so much fun stamping the Thanksgiving printables. Have fun painting and then give this turkey craft with free template a try!

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