Painting with Household Items: Straws


  • Paint
  • Plastic trays
  • Paper
  • Eye droppers
  • Water
  • Straws
  • Paper cups


  1. Put paint into paper cups and use the water to thin out the paint.
  2. Put your paper on a plastic tray.
  3. Dip an eye dropper into the watered down paint and drip it onto your paper.
  4. Gently blow the paint drips through a straw to spread the paint across your paper.
  5. What kind of designs can you make?

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