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Picture Making Machine by Candie Cooper



Age Range: 7 to 12

Grade Range: 2 to 6

Skill Level: Advanced

Appropriate for These Special Events:
Every Day and Rainy Days

Supports Subject Area(s) of:
Language Arts – e.g. step by step instructions
Mathematics - measuring

Time needed for project:
1 hour

Materials Needed:
- Canson® Mixed Media Sketchbook
-Alex® Toys Picture Maker
-Sakura®Micron Pen
-Sakura® Permopaque® Markers
- Sakura®Gelly Roll Pens
-Elmer’s®Naturals® Glue Stick
- Elmer’s® Glitter Glue
- Scissors


1. Following the manufacturer’s instructions for the picture maker to make some looped doodles. Color them with pens, markers or whatever you like!
15 min

2. Cut the shape out and use a glue stick to attach it to a page.
5 min + dry time.

3.  Optionally, you can make something from the doodle such as a flower, snowflakes and so on.
25 min +


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