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Lesson Plans


RE: Shrinky-dinks

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Sears, Ellen (ESears.us)
Tue, 10 Feb 1998 11:48:20 -0500


Our mail has been out for a week, so I apologize for repeating any
information...

But we use shrink plastic in the art room. I have used the type made by
Ailene's of Tacky Glue fame, it comes in clear and opaque.

I just ordered a set of Polyshrink - plastic and book from Nasco (I
think). The book is helpful for techniques (pastels, colored pencil,
metallic markers, stamps, combined with Sculpey...) The plastic is
clear, opaque and canvas white.
The book and plastic is carried by :
Lucky Squirrel Press
1635 Menaul NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
phone 505 345 9455
fax 505 342 9618
e-mail squirrel

I use it with all ages. We made small charms to add to texture
weavings, insect 'buttons' for a wetland quilt and pieces for story
hats.

We sand lightly, draw with sharpie and fill in with colored pencil.
bake in a 275 oven for 3 -5 minutes. Before baking it can be cut to any
shape and punched with a hole punch for hanging/stringing.