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Toddler Activities: Cray-Pas Drawings

Cray-Pas (Jumbo Stick Oil Pastels) for toddler activities are a great medium to work with. Cray Pas are easy to apply to paper and have bright vivid colors.




cray-pas drawing DESCRIPTION

Allow your child to draw freely and see what beautiful colors they put together.


MATERIALS

  • White Drawing Paper (8 1/2 inches x 5 1/2 inches is size show in picture above)
  • 1 Sheet of colored cardstock for frame (8 1/2 inches x 11 inches)
  • Scotch Brand 1 inch Painter's Tape (comes in various colors and available at stores like WalMart)
  • Sakura Cray-Pas (Jumbo Sticks)
  • OTHER MATERIALS

  • newspaper or piece of waxed paper to work on
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Paper towels to wipe fingers on.
  • STEPS
      painter's tape for edging

    1. Cut white paper to size desired.
    2. Place a strip of tape evenly along the edge of each side.
    3. Turn over and fold down the edges.






    4. drawing with craypas

    5. Let your child draw or color on paper and encourage coloring up to the tape to make a nice border when tape is removed.

    6. Remove tape when finished and mount onto colored cardstock.

    TIPS AND SUGGESTIONS

  • Cray-Pas will easily get on fingers and clothing so wear an old t-shirt or smock)

  • EDUCATIONAL NOTE

    Cray-Pas was first developed in 1925. It took three years to develop the cray-pas that we know today. The name Cray-Pas is derived from the smooth application of crayons with the brightness of pastels.






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