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May 19, 2014

Shaving Cream Play

Shaving Cream Activities 

25+ shaving cream activities for kids:  art, sensory play, learning activities, and more!

Shaving cream is awesome.  For real.  We don't use any in our house for shaving.  It's all for art and sensory play.  There are so many ways to play with shaving cream, and it is so cheap!  My favorite thing about shaving cream as a sensory material is that is washes clean with water.  Boom.  Easy.  I've collected our favorite ways to play with shaving cream along with some awesome ideas from my blogging friends to bring the you the best shaving cream activities for kids.

25+ Ways to Play with Shaving Cream

Art with Shaving Cream

 Make bath time more fun with this simple two ingredient bath paint recipe.

Let your children paint the clouds with this mirror play from Happy Hooligans.

Combining shaving cream and watercolors always produces beautiful results.

Frozen smoothie paints are the perfect paint recipe for a hot summer day.

This floating art from Blog Me Mom looks amazing and is sure to dazzle kids of all ages.

Simple Fun for Kids shows us simple art and play with shaving cream on the window.

Need a quick paint recipe you can whip up in minutes? These rainbow quick paints are fun and frugal and easy to make. We've also made these apple scented and candy corn themed.

How to make sparkly homemade rainbow paints in just two minutes!

Shaving Cream Sensory Play

Make a rainbow shaving cream slip and slide like Play Create Explore.

For the best scented shaving cream ever, mix in some Kool Aid.

Combine shaving cream and water beads for a unique sensory experience.  As a bonus, pinching water beads in shaving cream boosts fine motor skills!

Enjoy sensory play with shaving cream from Housing a Forest.  The best part is it cleans while you 

Mix up some shaving cream cupcakes like Dilly Dali Art.

Have you ever made foam dough?  We tried it after seeing Fun at Home with Kids' rainbow foam dough.  It quickly became a household favorite.

Rainbow Foam Dough from Fun at Home with Kids

I love this rainbow art shaving foam sensory play from Nurture Store.

For a unique building activity combine shaving cream and building blocks like Fit Kids Clubhouse.

Get really creative with shaving cream, Oobleck and water beads like 1+1+1=1.  Wow my boys would love this combo!

Peppermint shaving cream sensory play is not only gorgeous, but it smells incredible too!

Fill up the play pool with shaving cream for some serious fun in the sun.

Stay cool with this shaving cream and ice sensory play from Play Create Explore.

How cool is this glowing shaving cream sensory bag from The Pleasantest Thing?

Make a rainbow for toddler sensory play like Fun at Home with Kids.

Using shaving cream as whipped cream on lemon meringue pie dough or your favorite dough recipe.

Learning with Shaving Cream

Trace letters in shaving cream for prewriting practice in preschool.

Make it visually stimulating with rainbow writing like Blog Me Mom.

Rainbow Writing from BLOG ME MOM

These sight word sensory games from Mess for Less are perfect for getting ready for kindergarten through play!

Reading Confetti shows us how to make a cloud, a fun experiment for preschool.

Shaving Cream Small World Play

Make shaving cream clouds in this dragon small world from Fun at Home with Kids.

Check out how Blog Me Mom used shaving cream in this beach small world play.

Shaving cream doubles as snow in this penguin small world.

For more ways to play with shaving cream follow me on Pinterest.


  1. Great ideas! This would be a great post to link up to our Learn Through Play Hop!

  2. Great ideas!! We recently used foam to coincide with our Antarctica week.we used the continent animals from safari toobs, and the children loved making icebergs and snow covered mountains!

  3. BEST round up of Shaving Cream activities EVER, Bookmarked until eternity Thank you SOO much!!! :D


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