Drawing inspiration from Philip Stead’s crayon illustrations, provide a few basic art supplies and watch your young reader enjoy the fun and magic of creating a crayon resist painting.
What You Will Need
- Paper - cardstock or watercolor paper works best
- Watercolor paints
- Container of water
How To Do It
- Using crayons, your young reader should create a drawing on the paper, pressing hard to make thick lines.
- Paint over the drawing with watercolors.
Why We Like It
- It It’s fun to explore how the paint reacts to the wax of the crayon drawing.