Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Marble rolling - super fun art project using marbles!!

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Full of colors, joy, grins and giggles, marble rolling is a super fun art project for all celebrations. Turn it spooky by adding black and orange or ornamental with red, green and golden. Add the colors of season, roll and let the paint trails leave an impression of fun, laughter and happy times.
All you need is 
  • Paints
  • Card stock
  • Tape
  • 20 Marbles
  • One shallow cardboard box or pan (Like a shoe box or cake pan) The box or pan needs to be bigger in size than the paper.
All you need to do is...

  1. Place the card stock inside the box.
  2. Tape any open ends on cardboard so marbles cannot get stuck and the card stock to the bottom of container so it does not move from its place.
  3. Put tiny drops of colorful light,bright and florescent paints on the bottom of box and not on paper.
  4. Add marbles to the box and tilt the box in different ways to make the marbles roll and leave colorful paint trails.
  5. Enjoy the art on frames, wall art, calendars, greetings, book marks!