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Family FunSpot August

Family FunSpot August

Please pardon us while we make a little mess of things. Everything featured this month is explosively fun and easy to enjoy. From dripping to spinning—from mixing to fizzing, you’ll be sure to discover something new to do!

Milk Rainbows

Milk Rainbows

8/12/19

You will need:

  • Milk
  • Food coloring
  • Plastic plate
  • Dishwashing detergent

Instructions:

Pour milk onto the plate and then drop 4 different colors of food coloring onto the milk. Next, add one drop of the dishwashing detergent in the center of the plate. Wait for a cool kaleidoscope of color to spin in front of your eyes!

We would like to thank our FunSpot friends at thecraftingchicks.com for sharing this activity with our team

 

Drip and Pour Painting

Drip and Pour Painting

8/5/19

You will need:

  • Pre-stretched/primed canvas—available at craft stores (Michael’s sells an 11”x14” pack of 7 for $11.00)
  • A nice, flat workspace where you can paint (and make a mess) and let the paintings dry over several days. (I suggest a garage)
  • Golden GAC 800 pouring medium available at craft/art supply stores
  • Liquitex Soft Body paint or student-grade squeeze bottle acrylic craft paint available at craft stores
  • Cling plastic wrap
  • Woodcraft sticks for stirring
  • Plastic cups
  • Rubber bands
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Latex gloves
  • A shallow aluminum baking dish to catch the dripping paint

Instructions:

Click here to view Drip and Pour Painting Instructions.

We would like to thank our FunSpot friends at patch.com for sharing this activity with our team
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