- Shredded paper
- Masking tape
But I digress… To make the shredded paper easier to paint with, I made small piles of the paper and taped one end together using masking tape. I had to make sure they were wrapped super tight and that there were no loose pieces that could fall out during painting.
I tested the shredded paper “brushes” to see how they worked and was pleased with the results.
Now it’s the kids turn!
You can see that even wrapping them as tight as I did, there were still pieces of the shredded paper that came out.
B enjoyed mixing the colors with her shredded paper “brush.”
Little C used the paper to make some stamps.
She did quite a few paintings. I will warn you, this is a MESSY activity. Our hands were green by the end of it. But we learned to paint in a new way and had some frugal fun.
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