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Stencil Painting

Materials

  • Thin cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Tape
  • Sponge or brush
  • Tempera paint, liquid

Directions

  1. Draw a design, letter, or animal shape on thin cardboard.
  2. Cut out the inside of the shape to make the stencil, and tape the stencil onto a sheet of paper.
  3. Show your child how to dip a sponge or brush into liquid tempera paint, then fill in the inside of the stencil with color.
  4. When finished, remove the tape and lift off the stencil to see the design.

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Copyright 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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