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Fireworks crayon resist

Wax crayon resist pictures are easy to create and involve two things that little kids love - crayons and paint. Younger children will enjoy a good scribble and liberal splashing of paint, whilst slightly older children can create more detailed pictures.

Time: 20 minutes
Age: Under 5's and 5-10s
Level: Easy

Materials
Wax crayons
White paper
Paint
Paintbrush
Water

Here's how to create a fireworks crayon resist picture.

Method
Using a variety of colours of crayon to draw fireworks on a white piece of paper. Pressing firmly will get the best effect.



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Start by drawing with crayon


Water down some black paint to make a wash.
Liberally paint over the crayon picture.
The crayon will resist the paint and reveal the firework picture.

Why not try an underwater scene with a bright orange octopus or little creatures like ladybirds or spiders.



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Underwater crayon resist



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Simple ladybird



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This spider would be great at Halloween


Young children can just create a big scribble and then have fun painting over it.



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Categories
#Easy
#Under 5's
#5-10s
#Crayons
#Paint
#Underwater
#Animals
#Ladybird
#Octopus
#Spider
#Fireworks
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