Exploring powder paints in rainbow weather!

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The children had to work out how this powder paint business worked… “I think we need water to make them runny” shouted an excited child. This was followed by giggles, buckets, a hose pipe (yes, really!), wet shoes, the outside tap, teamwork and a leaky jug!

Water fetched it was time to think about how the paint would dissolve... The children fetched paintbrushes of all sizes and spoons...

Water fetched it was time to think about how the paint would dissolve… The children fetched paintbrushes of all sizes and spoons…

Concentrating on powder to water ratios! :-)

Concentrating on powder to water ratios! 🙂

Testing out their new paints on a large scale!

Testing out their new paints on a large scale!

Trying out patterns and different sized brushes...

Trying out patterns and different sized brushes…

Exploring mixing with hands!!! *messy play is good play!*

Exploring mixing with hands!!! *messy play is good play!*

Handprints!!!

Handprints!!!

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A beautiful mess…

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Painting ice…what will happen?

Exploring splatter and drip painting! Does the size of brush make a difference? Does the amount of water make a difference?  Does it make a difference if you move your arm or keep it still?...

Exploring splatter and drip painting! Does the size of brush make a difference? Does the amount of water make a difference? Does it make a difference if you move your arm or keep it still?…

 

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