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Imagine you've found the lost underwater city-nation of Atlantis as you use Crayola® Tempera Paint, Markers, and Colored Pencils to draw your discovery.
Research the legend of the lost city of Atlantis using library and computer resources. Use Crayola® Colored Pencils to take notes and make sketches of your ideas about Atlantis.
Spread recycled newspaper over your work area. Make a background, watery-looking wash on a large sheet of dampened watercolor paper. Use Crayola Watercolors, Washable Markers, Tempera Paint, and paint brushes for the wash. Older children might try Crayola Portfolio Series Acrylic Paint thinned with water.
Experiment with the painting techniques described here on a sheet of white paper. Then add the appropriate effects to the background. Sponge paint: Using a natural sponge, press paint onto paper. Spatter paint: On wet paper, pull a craft stick over a stiff, paint-loaded brush. Texture: Lay plastic wrap on top of a wet tempera or acrylic wash. Let the paint dry. Remove the wrap to reveal rock-like textures.
Paint foreground objects on the dry background with tempera. Add details with markers or Crayola Colored Pencils.
For even more texture, use Crayola School Glue to attach colored tissue paper to the surface.
Display the 7 principles of Kwanzaa in a one-of-a-kind accordion window book.
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People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
Use ordinary wooden clothespins to create original versions of Guatemalan worry dolls. These minipeople hold important p
Create a 3-D braille chart simply with Crayola® School Glue, Markers and paper.
Use recycled paper bags to simulate leather or bark to create a Native American parfleche for use as an art portfolio.
Feed teens’ appetite for popular music with this lesson inspired by songs that reflect the times in which they were writ
Picasso’s art career spanned many decades and included a variety of styles and influences. Create a portrait collage ins
Vivaldi inspires paintings incorporating symbols of the seasons.