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Cherry Blossoms/Dogwood Tree Painting

Cherry Blossom Painting I love doing group projects where the class creates a beautiful picture together. This turned out better than I could have imagined. You will need: Two shades of pink paint-one light and one dark Brown paint Cotton balls Clothespins Paper plates for paint Directions: Place a thin layer of the two pink paints onto the paper plates. Using a brush, brush
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Celery Prints

Celery Prints Budding artists can create an amazing flower garden. These turn out perfect every time. You will need: 2 stalks of Celery with the bulb attached Purple and pink (or whatever color you like) paint Green paint for the leaves 2 rubber bands that fit around the bulbs of the celery Paper plates for paint Directions: Place the two rubber bands around the
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Natural Bird Feeder

Natural Bird Feeder Make a heart shaped bird feeder to feed the birds all winter long. You will need:                                                                                     4 cups bird
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3 D Polar Bear Painting-Puffy Paint

This makes an amazing 3D painting. We are painting polar bears. You will need: Shaving cream (foamy) Elmers glue and a glue stick Construction paper Polar bear shape cut out of cardstock Directions: Glue cut out shape to construction paper using a glue stick. Mix equal amounts of glue and shaving cream. Paint mixture onto cut out shape. Be sure to coat with paint
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Painting with ice

  Create liquid paint using powdered paint and ice. As the ice melts, the water mixes with the powder to make liquid paint. You will need: Powdered tempra paint Ice cubes Fingerpaint paper Directions: Sprinkle dry powdered paint onto fingerpaint paper. Give child an ice cube. The child moves the ice cube around the powdered paint. As the ice melts, the powder becomes liquid.
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