|

Salt Pictures

Materials

  1. Salt
  2. Dry tempera paints in powder form
  3. Drawing paper
  4. Glue
  5. Baby food jars

Directions

Mix the salt with the paint powder in a baby food jar, a separate jar for each color. Have your child either brush or dribble the glue to make patterns on the drawing paper. She may wish to spread the glue around more with her fingers. Now sprinkle the salt mixture over the paper using one or more colors. Wait until the glue dries and then tip off the excess colored salt. Make several pictures and hang the collection in the hallway.

|

From 365 Days of Creative Play by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. Copyright © 2005 by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with Sourcebooks, Inc.

Buy the book at www.amazon.com.


highlights

7 Tips to Childproof Your Smartphone
Before you hand over your smartphone or tablet, follow these childproofing tips to help keep both your child and your device safe.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

11 Survival Tips for Summer Boredom
When the kids are home all day, every day, summer boredom strikes hard and fast. Learn the best summer boredom busters for children of all ages.

Registered for Kindergarten — Now What?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks