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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.

Materials needed:
· Waxed paper (one sheet per picture)
· Water
· Black paint
· Crayons
· 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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