Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

paint swipe canvas

This project is intended for kids ages 5+.
Step 1

Use a pencil to draw the letter that you want to reveal on a sheet of paper. Make sure it fits in the middle of the canvas; then cut it out.

Step 2

Mix a small amount of the red and yellow paint to make orange. Mix a small amount of the yellow and blue paint to make green. Mix a small amount of the blue and red paint to make purple.

Step 3

Glue your cut out letter to the middle of a canvas.

Step 4

Pour a quarter size amount that is evenly spaced of each paint across the top of the canvas in rainbow order.
TIP: The order of the rainbow from left to right is red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple.

Step 5

Use a craft stick to pull (or drag) the paint down the canvas.
TIP: Use multiple craft sticks to make sure that you don’t mix the paint.

Step 6

Immediately pull up the paper letter to reveal the blank canvas underneath.
TIP: You want to do this quickly so you do not give the glue enough time to set.

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