On my own, I never would have thought of taking Becca’s cars and running them around on paper… after running them through paint. But there is a really neat place here in town called Artworks Studio that has a great “open art” play time. Our MOPS group went to it and one of the activities was painting with a car. Becca LOVED it. So, I decided to recreate that activity at home with some of her cars – and her monster truck. Note that yes, we did use acrylic paint, and yes, some little bits of it stuck permanently to the cars. That wasn’t a problem for us. If you want to maintain your cars, be sure to use something washable like a fingerpaint. We had a really great time with this, and then were able to take one of our sheets and immediately turn it into something super useful – I punched flowers and butterflies out of one of the pages and ran them through my Xyron Create-a-Sticker Sticker Maker (aff link – thank you!) and Becca was able to use the stickers on a birthday card to send to my grandma. So it was really neat to mail out some of her art the next day afterward. Usually we keep it around to use for our 2016 calendar. Here are a few pictures of our fun… and yes, Becca painted her hands. I just didn’t fit those pics into the collage. This silly girl… can’t paint anything without totally painting her hands!
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