Scratch art is a great activity for any age. It’s easy and so much fun. Watch your artwork come alive… it’s magical!
Follow our simple steps below.

You will need:
  • A4 paper
  • Crayons
  • Black paint
  • Paint brush
  • Scratching stick or finger nails if you’re game…
  1. Use bright coloured crayons to completely colour in a blank piece of paper.
    Silent night step 1
  2. Blocking in different colours works well.
    Silent night step 2
  3. Make sure you colour in the entire piece of paper.
    Silent night step 3
  4. Use a paint brush to paint black paint over the picture.
    Silent night step 4
  5. Let the paint dry.
    Silent night step 5
  6. Start scratching the black paint with a sharp stick like a bamboo skewer or the back end of a think paint brush.
    Silent night step 6
  7. Create a scene to suit your topic – this art activity is linked to the songs Silent Night (as below) and Black Night.
    Silent night end product