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Great suggestion. I like the idea of the milk cartons. At least with the 35
high school students I will be able to have them prepare their own plaster.
Do you think making egg tempera would work on this plaster? I guess I will just
have to give it a shot myself first. If not I have PLENTY of water color
paint. Will the oval crayolas work, or do you need the tubes for good colors on
> I have had good success using regular plaster of paris. We used the bottoms
> of 1/2 gallon milk containers as molds. We painted them with watercolors and
> taught the kids how to layer colors to achieve various tones. We had
> excellent results. Preparing the molds for 300 kids is such a big job that
> we will probably look for something else for our Renaissance project. Vita
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