Magic Waxed Paper Pictures
Age: Preschool through elementary
Time: An afternoon
Type of activity: Science Arts and Crafts
You've heard of disappearing ink, but have you heard of magic crayons? Your child is sure to be surprised by her mysterious artwork.
· Waxed paper (one sheet per picture)
· Black paint
· A mixing bowl for the paint
· A paintbrush
What to do:
Step One: Color a picture on waxed paper using the crayons.
Step Two: Dilute the black paint with a bit of water in the mixing bowl.
Step Three: Paint the entire sheet of waxed paper with the diluted black paint.
Step Four: Magically, the paint won't cover the picture you've drawn!
Step Five: Let the black paint dry and hang your magic picture for friends and family to marvel over!
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