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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:

Painting with ice cubes

Painting with ice cubes

Powdered tempra paint

Ice cubes

Fingerpaint paper


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. It’s fun to use two primary colors and make a third color. Using red and yellow will make orange. Using blue and yellow will make green. Red and blue make purple.


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