Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

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Art activities for kids include a number of exciting and unconventional ones. I hope you`ll make something beautiful and spectacular today. You will Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers.

The work on this craft is precise and painstaking, but the result is worth it. In the long run a work of art can turn out. To master the eggshell crackle technique, it`s better to begin with easy crafts. For example, your preschooler takes a picture from a children album for coloring and try to glue it over with eggshells carefully. Then he may pass to more complicated pictures, the patterns for which he can even draw himself or search on the Internet. Besides, this earth day craft idea for kids, a craft from recycled material will be a perfect handmade gift on any holiday.

Make EGGSHELL CRACKLE Appliques

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

Materials: food coloring, a pencil with eraser on its end, a paintbrush, cardboard, lacquer, glue and enough eggshells.

What You Do:

First wash the eggshell thoroughly and leave it to dry completely. Then dilute the food coloring according to the instruction in the jars and dip eggshell there.

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

When the eggshell is dyed well, pour the water out and and leave it to dry fully.

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

After the eggshell is dried, it should be cracked into small pieces. Then you may pass to making the applique. Take any picture glued on thick cardboard or draw a pattern on it by yourself. It`s better to glue the eggshells pressing them with a pencil with eraser on its end. The following applique was made on the drawn picture and a paintbrush was used for pressing the eggshells.

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

Cover the sketch with glue and start making…

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

Place the eggshells onto the picture and press them with a reverse side of the paintbrush or the eraser on the pencil.

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

If it`s necessary, refresh the paints.

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

The Applique is ready and you may pass to making more complicated ones.

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

The appliques will look better, if you cover them with lacquer.

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

Try to complicate your eggshell crackle appliques passing to a new craft.

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

Art Activities for Kids. Learn to Make Eggshell Crackle Appliques for Preschoolers

Comments (3)

Thank you for sharing this original idea with us. We`ll try it out.
Oh, it's really beautiful and needs a lot of patience!
Pictures from eggshell crackles are cute, aren't they?

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