Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Painting with Jelly Beans

Ever notice how jelly beans leave their mark if they get wet....well, if you have a 2 year-old who tasted a black one, you might.  Anyway, it gave me the idea to try painting with them.  We taped a white piece of paper to the bottom of a box lid.  Then we picked out what colors we want to try.  We sprayed them with water and rolled them around.  The colors came out very pastel looking....perfect for Spring!!





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3 comments:

Krissy @ B.Inspired said...

What a fun idea! I wonder if you could actually get them wet and then rub them across the paper to make marks, too.

Darcey said...

I love this idea. We'll have to try this soon. The paintings must smel good too. I've linked up to your post on my weekly favorites here: http://play2grow.blogspot.com/2011/03/weekly-favorites-for-march-13-2011.html

rachelle @ tinkerlab said...

ooooh, what a clever idea. like darcey, i imagined these smelled good, too. i'd be afraid that my daughter would gobble them up before the art actually got made :)