Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Spin and Draw Spirals!!


Using markers on our new favorite toy Melissa and Doug Swirl n Spin Art Putti made beautiful and colorful Spirals.  It was great fun to draw and wait for the spinner to stop to see our results!

When I got the spin art machine, I first wanted to try something different with it instead of just dropping paint like most others have done. So, we tried markers!! Its very simple, just put the paper on the center of ur spin machine, place a marker on the paper and give the machine a spin...
 It was tricky initially for putti, first because she would press the marker hard making it difficult to spin and second it was challenging for her to hold marker in left hand nad spin the machine in right hand...
 But with couple of tries, she got the hang of it very well..
 And loved making these colorful spirals....
Pretty soon she mastered the art of just gliding the marker on the spinning paper
 to create pretty circles !!
 Then she tried crayons too... but since she was not pressing hard the circle did not appear bright enough ....
She went back to try many more colored markers...
 How cool are these !!
 Then she cut all the circles, folded them in center, glued 3 circles together to form a globe, punched hole and threaded to make a garland.
 Love it !!
Linking to : Made by little hands,  Show and tellKids get craftyHigh Paw, Its Play Time, For kids friday, Art for little hands, Fun for kids Friday, Play academyNo time for flash cards, Craft school sunday, Sunday Showcase, Kids can craft and all other places mentioned here
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16 Comments :

Fun Craft. I am now following from the imagination tree link up.

@ಸೀತಾರಾಮ. ಕೆ. / SITARAM.KThank you sir! tumba dinagaLa nantara putti prapanacha kke bandiruviri, nimma 'navaneet; hEgiddaane?

Ooh I remember doing swirl art as a child. Can't wait for mine to be old enough to have a go. It is so pretty and fascinating. Just need to improve motor skills first!

Thanks for linking to Kids Get Crafty!

Maggy

@RedTedArtMaggy,
Are you talking about spirographs? I too loved that as a kid, thanks for the remainder!
Thanks

@mummymummymum.com It sure was!! And has become a new favorite with her, she can be occupied with for long time:)

Those are fun. I love that you made them into a garland afterwards. So creative and fun. Thanks for sharing.

I remember a toys like this when I was a kid - will have to look this one up. Thanks for linking to the Kids Can Craft party.

@Art For Little Hands Thank you! She had lots of fun too. Its a free play activity now, because no paint which means needs no monitoring from me (for spills etc)

@Cheryl @ Sew Can Do Thanks for hosting the party! There are many art spin machines available crayola, M&D and many more. Ours is from Melissa and Doug

Thanks for linking up with us at The Sunday Showcase- these turned out awesome!

What a clever idea!! And the pictures came out great! I wanted to invite you to my TGIF LInky Party so more people can be inspired by this & other creative ideas you have! http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/search/label/Linkey%20Parties
Beth =-)

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