Anyway, I haven't completed any of that stuff (yet), but I did get the kids started on some July 4th decor with a little bit of flag painting. Here's the thing: when they run the show, they mix all of the colors of paint together and come up with a lovely sludge hue, which they glob repeatedly in one corner of the paper until there's a hole in it.
So, in an effort to
Here's what we started with:
I gave them an example of the American flag. They weren't impressed.
Getting started was easy.
Sarah dutifully painted her flag, while Will painted his fingernails.
|I traced his hand in red paint on the bottom right corner.|
Sarah was much more interested in painting the flag of Oceana: