Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Making Clouds

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After reading (and reading and reading) Little Cloud by Eric Carle, we were inspired to make our own clouds in the style of the book's illustrations.


Supplies:
White paint
Cotton balls
Construction paper
Saucer, plastic lid, or anything with a flat surface to spread out the paint

*Note: Since my girls are young, I drew the cloud shapes with a marker before beginning the craft. If you are doing this with older kids, you won't need to do this.

The process is easy. Dump some paint on the saucer. Grab a cotton ball or two, dip in the paint and start painting your cloud.


After the initial set-up and a quick demonstration, I let the girls experiment with making their own clouds. We had some dabbing and some smearing and we also had a lot of fun.

Here are the finished products:



Hope you have fun making your own clouds!

1 comment:

  1. Lovely! I love anything to do with clouds. :-)

    Thank you for sharing on Kids Get Crafty! Always fab to see you there!

    Maggy

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