Chromatography Flowers

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Find out what colors of ink are used in your markers! Chromatography is used to break a solution into its component parts. In other words, the colors of markers are often made by combining several other colors together. To split these colors back apart, we need to use chromatography! In this post, we’ll show you how this amazing technique can be used to decorate our Color Diffusing Flowers with crazy effects! Continue reading

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Craft Spotlight: Fabric Mosaics

2014-06-30-FeatureImageR15651 Fabric Mosaics are great for tactile activities such as beading and stringing! Who knew! At our art camp, we tried out a technique where we interwove Brilliant Beads with Fabric Mosaics on string to make colorful and unique jewelry! Continue reading

Craft Spotlight: Retro Pop Paper

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Add beautiful effects to your cut and paste projects! R15303 Retro Pop Paper provides you with a variety of bright colors and eye-catching designs. For this project, our Art Campers decorated painted wave paper with fish cutouts using the Retro Pop Paper. See more below! Continue reading

Fancy Stringing Rings Suncatchers

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Most beaded suncatcher projects require one of the following: spending a lengthy amount of time to thread the beads into an intricate design, or melting down the beads together in the oven (say NO to plastic fumes)! This suncatcher uses simple materials that are readily available in your classroom! Continue reading

BIG IDEA: Sewing Stencils Quilt!

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Explore different fine motor techniques such as sewing and tracing with this BIG classroom project! Combine everyone’s artwork into one. Trace recognizable basic shapes using our Fine Motor Skills Stencils and learn a basic sewing method safely with our Plastic Lacing Needles. Check out more about the tutorial below! Continue reading