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Candle-Wax Painting

Materials

  1. Wax candle
  2. Watercolor paper
  3. Watercolors
  4. Paint brush

Directions

Have your child draw a pattern or scene with the wax candle onto a sheet of watercolor paper. The drawing will be almost invisible. When finished, have your child paint the entire sheet with watercolors. When the paint dries, the original invisible drawing will show through.

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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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