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Keeping the Creativity at Home with miniMAG - September 9, 2020

Salted Lines

Next Wednesday we will start to welcome back miniMAG participants into our studio! Until then here is a project for you to do at home with your little ones. Colours, Paint, Salt… if it all works out we'll all end up with sparkly line drawings!

New info for miniMAG participants:
• Adults and children ages 5+ are required to wear a non-medical grade face mask during the program.
• In order to observe social distancing, our studio capacity has been reduced.
• Choose from two time slots (9:30-10:00 am & 10:30-11:00 am) to attend the program.

Book your miniMAG date and time slot(s)

You can download the instructions here

What you need: White Glue, Salt and Liquidy Paint

Step 1:  You’ll be using glue to draw.  Squiggles, lines,’s up to you.

Step 2:  Before the glue dries sprinkle salt all over the glue.

Step 3: Blow on your lines to dry them a bit, then add colour one drip or drop at a time.

Step 4: So dip the tip of your paint brush in a colour and then gently touch it to a salt line.

miniMAg salted lines activity instructions

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