Friday, June 11, 2010
Painting with Spaghetti: Oh, the Pastabilities!
Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
After you drain it, put it in a large bowl and add tempera paint to really coat the spaghetti plus extra.
Make several batches each a different color.
Cover a large wall with paper. Its great if you cover the floor space as well, so you can reuse the spaghetti several times during the activity.
Put the bowls several feet away from the paper hanging on the wall.
Be prepared for spaghetti to really go flying-and by prepared I mean, relax and let it fly, it comes off and cleans up. Just have fun with the children.
This activity is another great example of "a dirty kid is a happy kid" and the art work is actually quite stunning!