Let’s make it rain at home!
Did you ever visit the museum during “Weather or Not: Art with Atmosphere” exhibition last winter? It featured art and hands-on activities that encouraged learning about the water cycle, the difference between climate and weather, rainbows, types of weather, and more.
- Watercolor paper (cardstock)
- Black marker
- Watercolor pencils
- Bleeding tissue paper
- Spray bottle with water
Watch the video:
Step 1: Draw a cloud on your paper
Step 2: Fill in with watercolor pencils (the harder you press the better the rain)
Step 3: Attach your picture to the wall
Step 4: Spray with water and watch it rain!
Step 5: Lay flat to dry
Step 6: Hang for all to see!
One more time!
Step 1: Draw a cloud
Step 2: Place bleeding tissue on your cloud. Be sure to overlap!
Step 3: Dab water on tissue paper to make it stick.
Step 4: Attach your picture to the wall.
Step 5: Spray with water and watch it rain.
Step 6: Lay flat to dry.
Step 7: Remove tissue paper squares.
Step 8: Add to your gallery wall!
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