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Watercolor Resist Hearts

15 Minutes: 2 and up: Valentines Day
Watercolor Resist Hearts

Watercolor Resist Hearts

Watercolor Resist Hearts
An Activity for Preschoolers:

Reveal special messages and unique designs with this engaging watercolor technique.

Before You Begin:

Although this craft activity is a pre-made shape, encourage children to use as much creativity as possible when decorating their frames.

Activity Goals:

To observe the reaction between crayons and watercolors.
To explore resist art as a watercolor technique.
To create a colorful Valentine’s Day artwork.

Furthermore:

Although this activity can be done with regular art paper, the watercolor hearts provide a special quality to the crayon and watercolor resist.


Let's Get Started

STEP 1

Have children use a white crayon to draw or write a message on Liquid Watercolor™ hearts.

STEP 2

Brush over the design or message with watercolor. If using watercolor sprayers, have the children spray over their hearts with different colors.

STEP 3

Children can watch the design or message magically appear!

STEP 4

Allow the hearts to dry.

STEP 5

Once dry, you may also have children use these hearts as a card decoration or a decoration for a box or bag.

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