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Aboriginal Art Inspired Folder Cover

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Aboriginal Art Folder Cover

Aboriginal inspired art is very simple and easy to do for kids of any age. Using a variety of materials like shells, paint, coloured paper and legumes you can make this interesting art piece to decorate your folder cover or scrap book.

Time: 10 minutes
Age: Any Age

Aboriginal Art Folder Cover

Oil paint or any good quality paint
A handful of mung beans
Yellow and red coloured thread
Paint brush
Beach shells
Tracing paper or plain paper to draw a design
Good quality yellow and blue colour,coloured paper

Draw a lamp or design of your choice on the tracing paper or plain paper.

Trace it onto the yellow colour paper.

Cut out the template.

Start with gluing the mung beans on the border of your design, in this case the lamp.

Then stick the yellow and red thread to make the flame of the lamp.

Dip the back of your brush in orange coloured oil paint and make tiny dotted circle in the centre.

Repeat with other colours of your choice.

Aboriginal Art Folder Cover

Cut the blue colour paper into a thick circle ring.

Stick the shells around it.

Make white dots with the oil paint.

Aboriginal Art Folder Cover

Let it dry for a few days.

Glue it onto your folder cover or scrap book.

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#Imaginative Play
#Fine motor skills
#Natural materials
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