Title: Thatís not a paintbrush! -3 Summary: Common household items are used to paint with rather than the traditional paint brush
Kid Talents: Arts-n-crafts,Hands-On
Kid Skills:
Physical: small motor,hand-eye coordination Social:
Emotional: self-control,perserverence,patience,acceptance of different ideas Cognitive: imagination,critical thinking,visual language,observations,creative thinking,creative expression
Objectives: Children are exposed to unusual paintbrushes and experience that these can be used for painting also. Materials: Straw broom Cable ties Water resistant tape Tempera Paint Paper Paper plates for paint palettes
Submitter: Carolyn Kletnieks Date created: 2002-01-17 12:03:33
Modifier: Date modified: 2002-01-17 12:03:33
Instructions: Cut lengths of broom straw and bundle small packs of straw together. Bind straws with a cable tie just below the flexible ridges. Pull the cable tie tight so that the straws cannot pulled out of the bundle. Wrap the other end of loose straws with water-resistant tape to form a handle. Allow children to use the straw brush as a paintbrush.
Comments: Handle may need to be trimmed for younger children. Also, take care with using small items such as cable ties with younger children

9.11. 2001
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