Here's another Easter project involving glue. This time, my Grade 6 students used regular white glue to 'draw' an Easter scene- they had to include at least two eggs and show overlapping- to give a sense of space. Remind students to draw large, simple shapes;
otherwise the glue will just bleed together into a blob.
I encouraged students to add any extra elements such as baskets, chicks, bunnies, sun, etc.
Here's the wet glue....
Let them dry flat overnight- we used the floor due to lack of space....
The next day the glue will be flat and barely visible.
Use a fine point Sharpie and slowly and carefully outline both sides of all the glue lines.
You'll have something like this....
Then students used tempera cakes watered down to create transparent washes, and filled in their painting.
Of course, you could also use watercolours or liquid ink which might be even more beautiful.
If you like this project, you might be interested in a similar one we did for Halloween here.