A snowflake art project that is perfect for kids of all ages. We use a fun twist that uses no watercolors. Less mess, more fun! Plus they’re learning about color mixing.
Snowflake Art Project
I have always been a fan of resist art. Little kids are always in awe when the paint just won’t go where the waxy surface is.
I love this fun little twist for this resist snowflake art project for a few reasons.
First, they don’t make as much of a mess as getting out the watercolors.
Second, they are learning about color mixing.
And third, I love the look of surprise when they peel up their designs to see what they created!
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Classroom art project supplies:
- Washable Markers.
- White Oil Pastel. You could use a good white crayon as well. The lines will just be a bit thinner.
- Spray Bottle filled with Water.
How to make these winter art projects
Start by designing your snowflakes on your white cardstock. It can be tricky to see what you have on there. Sit next to a good light source and hold the paper at an angle if you need to from time to time. You can do one big giant snowflake with dots all around or a few small ones.
Next, on your foil start swirling around your markers.
Add in different shades of blues.
Then sprits lightly with water.
Place your paper onto the foil. You want the snowflake side of the paper touching the marker side of the foil.
Press the paper down to get as much of the marker on as you can.
Then peel up and see your creation!
The more water you use the more the colors will blend together.
Place off to the side and allow them to dry. They will curl a bit so once they are dry you can place them under a few heavy books to flatten out.
Your kids will love revealing their snowflake art project!