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Kids of all ages just love this scratch art project. It's oh so easy, requires only inexpensive materials and is incredibly effective. Best of all, what you create is limited only by your imagination!



Space Scratch


Time: 30 - 60 minutes
Age: 5 to 10 year olds with supervision / Over 10s can work independently
Level: Easy

Materials



Materials


Canvas Boards
Oil Pastels or Good Quality Crayons
Black Poster Paint
Dish Washing Liquid
Flat 2" Brush
Stylus or Make Your Own Scratch Stick with a Kebab Skewer (Lightly Sand Off Sharp tip)
Hairdryer


Method
Using as many bright colours as you can, cover your canvas board with oil pastel.



Materials


Mix 3 parts black poster paint to 1 part dish washing liquid.



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Coat your canvas board with a generous but smooth layer of poster paint mix.



Materials


Allow to dry in the sun or use a hairdryer to speed up the process.
Once thoroughly dry use your stylus or scratch stick to lift the top layer of poster paint to reveal your rainbow colours of oil pastel. Doodle whatever you can think of - anything goes!



Materials




Space Scratch


Happy Scratching!
- Mel

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wow - these look amazing and lots of fun too

TIP: Avoid too high a heat setting if you use a hairdryer as the oil pastels will soften if too hot. Allow your boards to cool before you begin scratching.
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