Salt Pictures


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


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.

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