King Midas’s Golden Touch

King Midas’s Golden Touch craft

All that glitters IS gold with this link to the story of King Midas and his golden touch. Develop children's rich understanding of literature and creativity with an activity that is good as gold.

  • 1.

    Read the story of King Midas, who loved gold so much he wished that everything he touched would turn to it.

  • 2.

    Place your hand in the middle of white paper. Ask a friend or family member to trace around your hand with gold Crayola® Glitter Glue. Dry.

  • 3.

    With Crayola® Metallic Colored Pencils and Crayola® Metallic Crayons, draw objects that turned to gold when King Midas touched them. Or draw objects that you would like to turn to gold.

  • 4.

    Think about how useful these objects were and how different they would be like if they were solid gold. Could you still use them? What made King Midas change his mind about having a golden touch? Draw what King Midas treasured most in the world besides go

  • 5.

    Outline objects with gold glitter glue. Dry.