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Paint with Apples

October 18, 2008
Paint with Apples

Painting with apples cut in various shapes gives your child an opportunity to explore textures, shapes and colors in a safe environment. Materials: 2 apples knife paper plate butcher block or white construction paper tempera paints in assorted colors Cut the apples to create different shapes: Cut one apple horizontally – when apples are...
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September 12, 2008

Making volcanoes to add to your habitat will give your child an opportunity to problem solve while testing chemical reactions. How to Make Volcano Materials: small paper cup cookie sheet with edges cardboard tube newspaper masking tape paper mache mixture cardboard paint Attach a cardboard tube (empty paper towel roll works great) to the...
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How to Paper Mâché

August 8, 2008

  This is a video on how to take off the excess paper mâché mixture from the newspaper when it is dipped into the mixture. Taking off the excess mixture will allow each layer of the paper mâché to dry more quickly. Materials: 1 1⁄2 cup flour 1 cup water newspaper white tissue paper (optional)...
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