Painting with Ice – part 1

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We had a brief glimpse of summer over the May bank holiday weekend and so our messy play could finally move outside.  For this activity, we froze some ready mixed paint in a muffin tin with string hanging out to keep hold of when frozen:

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We then released them from the tins by standing it in some hot water for a few seconds.  Toby then had an explore.

He dabbed and dragged, likening the marks to train tracks and the blobs to Tidmouth Sheds

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Unfortunately, potty issues were taking up a lot of his thinking at the time and so this was as far as we got.  Though I refroze the ice paint blocks  for another try…

 

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