Think Prints

Young, Risa
April 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Apr/May2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p84
The article presents information on methods to invite children to explore patterns, colors and textures. Materials include washable finger and tempera paints, blocks, paintbrushes, pipe cleaners, glue, old shoes and paper. Use mural paper, paintbrushes and paint. Parents should invite their child to paint the bottoms of an old pair of rubber-soled shoes that have an interesting pattern to replicate. Pour finger paint on a tabletop tray. Parents can invite their child to use his fingers to draw in the paint. Fill a plate with paint, dip the block, and make a print on paper.


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