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Crinkle Crayon Print

Materials

  1. Crayons
  2. Thick paper
  3. Newspaper
  4. Cold water
  5. Paint—black or brown

Directions

Have your child draw a picture or design with the crayons on a sheet of paper. Crumple the paper and dip it into the water. Squeeze out the water and spread the drawing to dry on the newspaper. Paint over the drawing. Place another sheet of paper over the top immediately to soak up the excess paint. Separate the sheets of paper and your child will have a lithograph of the original drawing.

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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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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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