Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Fizzy Painting

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Everyday this week we have been painting rainbows
different ways.   First was painting on sponges then
smearing it across the paper.
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We’ve done this before and it works beautifully in it’s
looks as well as versatility for the ages participating.

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Next was scrape painting. 
I saw this idea at The Imagination Tree and loved it.
I added playing cards and other brushes as well as
combs for the children to try.
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The children enjoyed using the little spoons to drip paint
on to their paper then experimenting with the tools. 
Unfortunately one little child used the paint filled comb
the correct way ~ in her hair!
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        Scrape painting looks wonderful.  We’ll be trying it again.

But today’s rainbow painting was the most fun so far. 
I first saw Fizzy Painting at Gift of Curiosity
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            Science and art all mixed into one.
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It was very exciting to watch the children as they went through
the steps of painting their picture then dripping the vinegar on
to the paint.
          Her facial expression says it all.

I just want to say a big thank you to all the wonderful bloggers that have inspired me and helped make my program interesting and exciting.  Many people ask why I blog and my reason is to share. 


  1. Hi Maureen, These look so fun! Did you give each child a new sponge or just rinse them out between uses?
    Thanks for sharing all your great ideas.

    1. Most times they just painted over the colours but when the sponge got brownish black they were rinsed then put back on the table.

  2. Very cool!! Would love to set up Rainbow Stations like this for my daughter's class. Thank you so much for the great ideas (and for showing us how you set up your tables - extra helpful!)

    I'm so glad you linked up and shared with me!

    Pink and Green Mama