Rainbow Eraser Painting


For this stART project, we read What Makes a Rainbow? by Betty Ann

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I got the eraser dot painting idea from Mama Jenn’s Blog. And just to make life easier, I downloaded this rainbow worksheet from Making Learning Fun.

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I put out paint cups with red, yellow, and blue paint in them. Then we mixed them together to make the secondary colors. After that they were free to dot paint their rainbows using the eraser end of their pencils.

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Here were our results:


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  1. Cute! I've never thought about using an eraser to paint with. You are full of creative ideas. πŸ™‚

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  3. We learned in our kindergarten curriculum that this is a style called Pointillism. It's fun to do something so simple and have such an important word to put it with. πŸ™‚ Here is a link to Wiki on it: rainbows!

  4. Those turned out super cute. I wonder how my kids would do with that, and if they'd actually paint with it.

  5. Thanks so much for the great ideas! I tried this with my boys (minus the book — though we do have that one) and they loved it. I gave you some linky love over on my blog ( I can't wait to check out the rest of your site to see what I can find!

  6. That looks like fun. I've never thought about using erasers to paint with.

  7. I love this! Super cute & great for little ones!Jessica

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