Make a Lightsaber Painting With Your Preschool Padawans

Kylo Ren Lightsaber Painting

Kylo Ren’s lightsaber is unlike any other in the Star Wars universe. And now your preschoolers can create their own Star Wars paintings unlike any other, with just watercolors, a straw, and this fun technique!

What You Need

  • Watercolor paper
  • Black and gray cardstock or construction paper
  • Red washable paint
  • Paint brush
  • Water
  • Paint tray
  • School glue
  • Straw

Get Started!

Cut the gray paper into a strip approximately 0.75″ wide by 4″ long.

Cut the black paper into a strip approximately 1.25″ by 4″.

Kylo Ren Lightsaber Painting

Glue the gray strip across one of the bottom corners. Glue the black strip in the center on top, perpendicular to the gray strip. Let the glue dry.

Kylo Ren Lightsaber Painting

Next, mix a small amount of red washable paint with water in the paint tray. Stir well.

Use the paint brush to drip the paint in small dots on either side of the gray strip of paper.

Kylo Ren Lightsaber Painting

Next, use the straw to blow the dots of paint across the paper to make the two hilt blades of Kylo Ren’s lightsaber.

Kylo Ren Lightsaber Painting

Drip dots of paint to create the long blade of the lightsaber. Use the straw to blow the paint across the paper.

Kylo Ren Lightsaber Painting

Let all paint dry, and the Kylo Ren lightsaber painting is complete!

Kylo Ren Lightsaber Painting