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Book: GIANT Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for 4-Year-Olds
Center:

Art

Topic:

Colors

Content:

The Arts: Visual Arts

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

4 Years Old

Interaction:

Individual Child

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Materials:

Mirror
Washable paints
Brushes
Paper



Instructions:

1. Ask the child to stand or sit in front of a mirror and paint his reflection directly
on the mirror. Stand next to him to hold the paint and help if needed.
(Provide colors that are appropriate for skin, hair, and eye coloring.)
2. When the child has finished painting his face, place a piece of paper over the
wet paint and gently press.
3. Remove the paper and let it dry.
4. Clean the mirror for the next child.


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