Hands On Crafts for Kids
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Helping Kids Philosophy Teachers

By Mary Ayres

Puerto Rico


Main supplies:

  • Ball® canning jar
  • DecoArt® red acrylic paint
  • Pacon® white tissue paper
  • Pacon® card stock
  • Royal® ½” wide and fine brush
  • Fiskars® scissors
  • Double stick tape
  • Decoupage medium
  • Pencil

1. Tear tissue into 3” pieces.
2. Trace the pattern onto the card stock. Cut it out.
3. Use the ½” wide brush to apply decoupage medium to a section of the jar. Immediately tap the brush on a piece of tissue and press on the jar. Carefully brush another coat of the medium over the top and continue adding more tissue. Add about three layers over the entire jar. Set aside to dry.
4. Use double stick tape to hold the pattern in place on the jar and trace it onto the jar.
5. Using the fine brush, fill in the traced design with red paint.
6. Let the paint dry and then tie raffia around the opening of the jar.


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