Tuesday, January 25, 2011

ART: cornstarch & watercolor

In addition to mixing watercolors, we combined a new substance...cornstarch.  The soft pastels were beautiful as the children added the cornstarch to the mixture.  While adding cornstarch, the mixture changes from a liquid, into a stiff combination, and finally into a solid!  The children had a great time noticing the changes the mixtures were making right before their eyes!
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The children even loved combining the two in their hands and feeling the mixture change right within their fingertips.

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