Sand Paintings

Materials: Dry sand (in paper cups or small containers), white glue, paper or cardboard, newspaper, pencil, crayons.Process:

  1. Use pencil to draw a design or picture lightly on the paper.
  2. Apply a bead of glue to the pencil lines.
  3. Sprinkle sand gently over wet glue.
  4. Tilt the paper up so that the extra sand falls off the paper onto an open sheet of newspaper.
  5. Let dry.
  6. Use crayons to add other details or color to the sand painting.

Source: Good Earth Art: Environmental Art for Kids (Authors: MaryAnn Kohl and Cindy Gainer)


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