Yesterday our church hosted an Eggstravaganza with an egg hunt for our community. We had crafts, free food, a cupcake walk, and a collaborative art project. The art project turned out really cool and I have had lots of questions as to how I did it.
I started with 6 poster boards taped to the wall. With adult supervision the kids used Do-A-Dot Markers to cover the posters with dots. I purposely only set out sunset colors of orange, tan, yellow, pink and red.
This was a great project for all ages and one that many kept going back to and working on.
In one hour they were able to cover a good deal of the posters. A few of the kids didn’t follow the directions of dotting and drew pictures so before I started the next phase I rearrange the posters knowing that I be able to paint over a few of the more distracting areas.
If I wasn’t trying to get the project done before Easter morning (the next day) I would have had our Sunday School class work to finish filling in the white areas with more dots. So, I also filled in the rest of the area with more dots.
I also used a few of the other dot colors to add some darker areas to the sky.
I finished of the project with adding a simple scripture with a black marker.
The kids loved coming in this morning and seeing their project finished. I heard one of our kids tell another adult, “Look, I helped make that.” It was also a great back drop for our church breakfast after the sunrise service.