Here’s a fun and messy project that’s best done outdoors.
You will need: Water guns or a few small inexpensive spray bottles, *food dye or diluted tempera paint, vinegar, water, cardstock paper or a shirt, clips, strong string, and a sunny day
What to do: Run a string between two trees or objects, clip paper or a shirt to the line, fill bottles or guns with paint or dye and a tablespoon or two of vinegar, and spray the paper or shirts any way you like. Dry them in the sun to allow the color to set.
Cardstock paper can be made into a puzzle, frame or be used to make Eric Carle inspired art.
The shirt can be worn as soon as it dries. The vinegar and sun will help set the colors. Hand wash in salty water and a little detergent.
*Colored drink mixes can be used as well.
Summertime Fun July, Volume 1