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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Bubble Wrap Printmaking: Ocean Scene


The Frog Princess got the idea for this project
while we were making our
She asked for some blue and purple paint,
and printed some bubble wrap onto white paper.

Then, she wanted to add fish to her ocean scene,
and asked if we have any fish stamps.
Then I said, "no, but we can make some!"

I folded scraps of cardboard
from our recycling bin
into rectangles and we added
stick-on craft foam fish

I folded the cardboard back
to make handles
and stapled the card board.

I love this picture,
I think she did a great job on it.

Check out the
coral and sea snails
she added with my skinny brushes!

If I was still teaching art,
I would do this as a printmaking lesson
with some Eric Carle books
in a heart beat.

9 comments:

Kylie said...

She sure did do a great job....I think I'll have to borrow this idea. I have a wad of bubble wrap in the cupboard.

EntertainingMom said...

I love bubble painting we have done some great projects... however, I have never had the brilliant idea of using foam stickers as stamp pads! LOVE it!

Not Hannah said...

Heh. I use my bubble wrap for long car rides, BUT this would be a nice alternative. (Groovy project, lady.)

Felicia said...

What an adorable idea! Her picture came out so good!

stitching under oaks said...

this looks like so much fun! my little guy would love this. I'm always hoarding my bubble wrap to reuse for mailing things...I've got to dig some out and let him get to painting on it! Thanks for sharing...and I loved the indian corn too!

Cindy said...

So Cool and fun! Thanks for sharing!

The girl who painted trees said...

It's a beautiful painting. Definitely fit for a frame on the wall! She did a fantastic job.

We did something similar after reading Leo Lionni's Swimmy. You cansee it here: http://theadventuresofbear.blogspot.com/2009/10/start-swimmy.html

Bridgett said...

Agreed. It's fantastic!

create in two and a half hours said...

Hi MaryLea,
My name is Camille from camillecreates. Thanks for visiting my blog. This is the first time I have visited your blog and I already know I like you. Pink and Green and Bubble Wrap are a few of my favorite things.
Have a great new week!
Your friend, Camille

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