What to do with all those paintings the kids make? You know they ones they don't want you to throw out but are not nice enough to keep? How about making a mobile out of them?
We started with several dry paintings and some colorful magazine covers and a two inch circle punch. (The magazine pages where too thin for the punch to work well) I let the kids work with the circle punch until they had enough of that fun.
Then we picked out the best circles and lay them out how we wanted them all in rows.
Next we cut a length of string making sure to have a good amount left at one end to hang it with. The string was laid across the circles and drops of glue dripped onto the string and circle where they connected in the middle. We pushed the string down in some places to make sure it had good contact with the glue.
While the glue was drying we went outside and found a few small branches and painted them. After all was dry the circles were tied to the branch for a recycled art art piece!
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