Magic Marker Monday — One Fish, Two Fish… — 5 Minutes for Special Needs

Magic Marker Monday — One Fish, Two Fish…

by Michelle



                               

MMM

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”

~Pablo Picasso

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A while back we had recieved a sample tissue paper “stained glass” fishbowl craft kit along with an order from Oriental Trading Company. We thought this was a really fun craft!

I think we’ll experiment with some patterns of our own using construction paper, tissue paper squares, and acetate overhead projector sheets. All you need to stick your shapes together is a paintbrush and a white glue glaze made by thinning white glue with water.

I’m thinkin’ a butterfly would be pretty! The glue glaze painting and the placing of the tissue paper squares made for a great tactile craft for a kiddo.

Hope you had some crafty fun this past week!

S2

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Michelle is a stay-at-home mom, wife to her wonderful husband, and mother of their two adorable and much-loved children. Through her blog, In The Life of a Child, Michelle has grown a passion for supporting families who are parenting children through extreme medical challenges. Her oldest child was born with a rare birth defect known as a lymphatic malformation and was also diagnosed with cyclic vomiting syndrome. Michelle and her husband share a common goal as parents: To treasure every moment and raise their children to be extraordinary individuals.

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1 MaddyM April 20, 2009 at 12:57 am

Ahem! No you’re quite wrong there, fish are always the first choice! Although I think butterflies might work well.

Love those tissue paper crafts always so inviting.

Cheers

2 rickismom April 20, 2009 at 2:29 am

Cute idea!

3 Alicia April 20, 2009 at 4:19 am

So cute!

4 Barbara April 20, 2009 at 7:59 am

Yes, very nice artistic effect!

5 debi b April 20, 2009 at 10:04 am

That is adorable! I LOVE those tissue paper projects! She did a FANTASTIC job!!!

6 Jeannie April 20, 2009 at 2:06 pm

Mr. Busypants would love a kit like this. Although I doubt he’d need one. I’m gonna show him the pic and see if he wants to re-create it on his own. He totally loves stuff like this.

Thanks for sharing.
J

7 IE Mommy April 20, 2009 at 2:47 pm

That’s really pretty. I’ll have to look into that kind of project.

Check out my creative kid’s picture at The IE Mommy

8 Julie April 20, 2009 at 4:09 pm

I love this!! It came out really great and it looks like it was fun!

9 Michelle April 20, 2009 at 11:57 pm

Such a great artistic tour of blogs this week — thanks for joining in everyone!

~Michelle @ 5MFSN

10 Tammy and Parker April 22, 2009 at 10:32 am

I need this! Need this kit I tell ya! Parker would love it. He loves him some ‘fishes’.

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