Painted Place Mat
- Rubber cement
- White construction paper
- Tempera paint
- Clear contact paper
- Dribble rubber cement randomly or in a design over a sheet of white construction paper.
- Allow to dry for about 30 minutes, then paint over the rubber cement using tempera paint in one or more colors.
- Allow the paint to dry, then peel the rubber cement off the construction paper to see the design that is left.
- Cover both sides of the painting with clear contact paper to make it into a place mat.
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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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