Wendy Manning wrote: > > Sandra Hildreth wrote: > > > > Shrinky-dinks came up as a topic a number of months ago, and someone > > said you could make your own by using the rigid clear plastic they use > > for salad bar or take-out food containters, etc. I tried it and it > > worked great. > > I remember my kids' playschool teacher made shrinkies with styrofoam > meat trays, permanent markers,and a toaster oven. They didn't shrink > quite as much as the real stuff but were still pretty neat. >
Yow, it seems there would be a very high potential for hazardous fumes in
the classroom, and be potentially damaging to the environment if you do it
outside. Okay, so making a couple dozen of these won't melt the polar ice caps,
but shouldn't we do everything we can to reduce the risk to the environment?
I REALLY enjoy sending my students out to draw and paint on these fine spring