This is the second post in a series of posts on summer crafts. This is a great one for combining art and outdoor play and it is applicable to most age groups.
PAINTING WITH ICE CUBES from: onesavvymom.net
- Heavy paper (ex. Construction paper)
- Measuring spoons
- Wooden craft sticks
- Ice cube tray
- Washable non-toxic paint
- Optional: muffin tin to separate paint after the fact
- NOTE: the following instructions are taken exactly from the source site below in order to preserve the directions.
- Mix 1 teaspoon washable kids paint with 1 teaspoon water in each space in the ice cube tray.
- Place wooden popsicle stick in each space in your filled ice cube tray.
- Place your ice cube tray of paints in the freezer for 2-3 hours or until frozen.
- Once frozen, remove ice paints from cube tray and place in an old muffin tin.
- On a nice day cover a tabletop surface or sidewalk with heavy white craft paper.
- Set your muffin tin full of ice paints alongside your heavy duty craft paper and let children get creative.
- Safety note: make sure younger children do not attempt to put the paint cubes in their mouths.