Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Tin Foil Painting



Hallowe'en and pumpkins have hit our classroom.
I love the colours orange and black and it's bountiful right now.
Today using foil, paint rollers, q-tips with orange and black paint we created.

No matter what the project, if it involves paint rollers it lures most children to the table.

Simply roll a colour or two on to the foil then use a q-tip to draw a picture.

Chances are they will roll over their drawing again and again.

8 comments:

  1. Can't wait to try it! Thanks for sharing:)

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  2. I´ll try this one too! Thanks!

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  3. Do you mix something into the paint so it won't flake off once it's dry. I have done this before and parents commented how much they liked it (and kids, of course ;-), but they said the paint came off after it dried. Any ideas?

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  4. Once I saw your post I knew this would be a really fun activity!

    I did it a little different using just black acrylic paint and paint brushes.

    http://adventurekerrs.blogspot.com/2010/10/spooky-pictures.html

    Thanks for the great idea!

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  5. Hi Anne
    So far the paint hasn't flaked off and they've been hanging for two weeks.
    What kind of paint are you using? Tempera? Acrylic?

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  6. I'm going to try this with my kids at the daycare this week! I'm kind of excited (:

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  7. if you add just a bit of liquid soap to the tempera usually it will not flake. I use this mix for tempera etching or scratch art. so much fun!

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