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lovely leaf glitter

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From: mak MaryAnn Kohl (mak_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 01 2003 - 11:12:54 PDT



I saw this art project on the earlychildhood.com website. seems like
something kids of all ages would love.
As for the paints, any paints will do. Their particular brands of
"colorations" or "biocolor" do stick particularly well to strange
surfaces....

From MaryAnn

Lovely Leaf Glitter Nature meets art!
from: http://www.earlychildhood.com/crafts/index.cfm?FuseAction=Craft&C=53

Materials :
Colorations‘ Paints
Dry leaves
Brushes, Sponges or Fingers

Steps:
Collect dry leaves and lay them out on newspaper. Using fingers, brushes or
sponges, paint both sides of the leaves in any colors or combination of
colors. Let the leaves dry overnight. Collect the dry painted leaves in a
big pile. Carefully take a small handful. Rubbing both hands together
crinkle the leaves into small pieces. This is your glitter. Using markers,
crayons or paint, let the children design their own artwork. Use the
crinkled leaf glitter to highlight the artwork by applying glue and
sprinkling the glitter over it. Let the creations dry overnight.
Congratulations! You just made your first piece of natural glitter art!

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