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The best kids paint brushes for indoor activities

Kid-friendly paintbrushes make art projects so much simpler. They’re designed for smaller hands and clean up easily without leaving bristles everywhere. Our choices are

Artlicious All-Purpose Kids' Paint Brush Set

Best Variety

This Artlicious set provides everything your child needs to build artistic skills. The brushes come in a variety of sizes and shapes, using both bristles and foam pieces. They're lightweight, easy for small fingers to hold, and suitable for use with different paint types, including watercolor. Clean them up quickly, and they'll last through many art projects.

Melissa & Doug Jumbo Paint Brushes

Easiest to Grip

These four brushes offer reduced frustration for younger children who are just learning to grip and manipulate things in their hands. Large ends with tapered middles fit perfectly into small hands, and the brushes themselves are suitable for a variety of paint mediums. Clean up the bristles and store the brushes for next time in the handy pouch.

Darice Kid's Shed-Resistant Paint Brushes

Best for Ages Three and up

This multi-pack of small brushes provides you with plenty of brushes for a bunch of different paints. You get 24 brushes in total in four different colors. The nylon bristles are suitable for various paints, and the bigger pack gives you flexibility for parties or gatherings. Plastic handles offer little grips towards the bristles so that little fingers can hold onto them, and the reusable pouch stores all of them when you're done.

When your kids paint, give them the tools they need to realize all their creative dreams. These options, specifically designed for kids ensure they have a good grip, less frustration, and simple to clean brushes. They’ll be painting your next favorite creation in no time.