For your next art project with the children, try Making Colorful Scratchy Paper. This black paper needs to be scratched with a metal stick of some sort in order to reveal a colorful design underneath. The children absolutely adore this project, as they are usually fond of mysteries, secrets and special, hidden things.

Make Colorful Scratchy Paper

You need: poster paper, crayons (or neon crayons,) India ink, paint brush.

Cover the paper with crayon art. Cover the crayon art with India ink. Allow to dry and then scratch off.

 

About Dr. Anastasia

Dr. Anastasia Halldin holds a Ph.D in holistic nutrition. She is a homeschooling mother of four boys and a girl. Dr. Anastasia starred on a yoga TV show. She also produced and appeared in thirteen yoga DVDs. Dr. Anastasia speaks four languages and loves doing crafts with her children. She adores sharing her easy healthy family recipes with other mothers.

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