Home Nail Salon Activity for Kids

Create your own Home Nail Salon at home! This is a super fun and EASY nail salon activity for kids. Let them practice painting nails in a fun way! 

kid painting nails on cardboard drawing

An affordable and effortless kid activity that is perfect for any age. Create fun designs to master your nail skills, or just do a rainbow of colors. However, they choose to paint works! 

Home Nail Salon Activity for Kids

Grab some cardboard or even a piece of paper, and of course your polish! Then get to creating a fun and easy nail painting activity your child will love. 

What Do You Need For This Activity 

  • Nail Polish
  • Cardboard (We used Amazon box flaps!) or Even cardstock paper 
  • Pencil 
  • Black Marker 

easy nail polish station for kids

How To Make Kid Nail Salon With Cardboard

1. Trace Hands with Pencil
2. Draw oval at the top of each finger for the fingernail
3. Erase the line going through the fingernail as in the photo.
4. Trace pencil lines with a black marker.
5. Have fun painting fingernails with a polish!
 
BONUS: Draw rings and bracelets on the hands, too!

What Is The Best Nail Polish To Use 

To be honest, you can use any nail polish you have on hand. You can buy cheap polish since it is going to just be painted on to cardboard! Have fun and use solid colors, reach for glitter, whatever looks fun! 

 

Home Nail Salon Activity for Kids

Home Nail Salon Activity for Kids

Yield: 1 nail salon
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Estimated Cost: $2

Create your own home nail salon activity for kids. This is a fun way to let your kids pass the time painting nails in a fun way.

Materials

  • Upcycled Cardboard (We used Amazon box flaps!)
  • black marker
  • pencil
  • fingernail polish

Instructions

  1. Trace Hands with Pencil
  2. Draw oval at the top of each finger for the fingernail
  3. Erase the line going through the fingernail as in the photo.
  4. Trace pencil lines with a black marker.
  5. Have fun painting fingernails with polish!

Notes

BONUS: Draw rings and bracelets on the hands, too!

© Heather Schisler
Project Type: diy craft / Category: DIY
 

fun activity for kids

Rainy Day Activity 

Stay in and give your kids something fun to do. Whether it is a stay-at-home activity or a rainy day DIY craft enjoy. You might even have fun sitting down and doing this with your child. 

Here are more fun kid activities to consider

Feel free to do as many activities as you can. Let me know which is your favorite. And if your kid loves the nail salon activity let me know. 

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