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Straw Painting

If your child has mastered the skill of blowing, she may enjoy this activity. If not, she will still enjoy using the straw as a paintbrush.

Materials

  • Tempera paint
  • Paper
  • Drinking straw

Directions

  1. Drop a bit of thin paint on a piece of paper.
  2. Give your child a straw and have her blow the paint around.
  3. If you like, add a second and third color.
  4. You can also try different types of paper for different effects.

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Copyright 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

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