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Icy Cold Snow Paint Growing A Jeweled Rose

A great medium for children to paint with that dries puffy and raised.

Materials Needed:

  • Shaving Cream
  • White school glue
  • Peppermint extract
  • Glitter (optional)

What to do:

  • Put the glue into the refrigerator (can be left overnight).
  • Leave glue out of the refrigerator for 10 minutes before using.
  • Mix equal amounts of chilled glue and shaving cream in a bowl.
  • Sprinkle glitter (optional).
  • Add peppermint extract (optional).
  • Add to bowls and use a paintbrush to paint with.
  • Dry paintings overnight.

Hints and Tips:

  • Can also be used for a sensory experience

Reference: 
Shivery Snow Paint, Growing A Jeweled Rose

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    established hand preference
    identifies basic colours
    paints using a wrist action
    developing fine motor skills

  • Play Based Learning: Sensory Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Fine Motor Skills
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 1, Learning Outcome 4, Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another.

    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work.

Created On July 16, 2019
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