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Sharpie Art On A Plate

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Children can use their creativity to draw a picture on a plate for their loved one.

Materials Needed:

  • Sharpies
  • Ceramic plates

What to do:

  • Wipe of the plates clean.
  • Have the kids draw and scribble using the coloured sharpies.
  • Allow the ink on the plates to dry completely (24 hrs).
  • Place the plates in a cold oven, set the temperature to 425 degrees for 30 minutes. Turn off the oven and leave the pates in the oven for a full 24 hours before removing.

Hints and Tips:

  • Only hand wash the plates
  • After baking, the colours may change. 

Reference:
DIY Kids Sharpie Art On A Plate, Hello Wonderful

Additional Info

  • Number of Children: Individual (1)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    describes pictures in detail
    able to identify and name primary colours
    increased concentration
    understands positional words (middle, end)
    answers simple questions
    follows simple instructions
    identify and name secondary colours
    learns through observations and social interactions
    understands order and process

  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Creative Play Games
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

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

Last modified on Friday, April 30, 2021
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