Grade Levels: Pre-K - 2
- Students will create a piece of art.
- White paper
- Water paint
- White glue
- Students make a crayon drawing on the white paper.
- Have students crumple their paper.
- Then have them uncrumple the paper and lay it out flat on their work surface.
- Using A watered down paint and a paintbrush, students cover the crumpled up crayon drawing with color.
- After papers dry, you'll see that all the little cracks that formed when the paper was crumpled are now filled with paint.
- Using an old paintbrush, cover the picture with white glue.
- The glue will dry clear and give the crackle picture a nice shiny finish.
- If they like, your students can glue the crackle picture onto a piece of construction paper and make a greeting card for friends or family.
The fun folks at Crayola® tell us that each year, North Americans buy 2.5 billion crayons! Not only that, but the average North American uses 730 crayons by age 10. That's a lot of crayon crackle paintings!
© Andrea Mulder-Slater | KinderArt | http://www.kinderart.com
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