Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Shaving Cream Murals

In a former life, I was an elementary school teacher. One the last day of school I would spray each child's desk with shaving cream and let them play around a bit before using a paper towel to wipe it all away. It was fun for the kids and it was a great way to have them clean the desks. It really did take off all the old pencil marks and made the desks look new.

I had forgotten all about this, until a friend mentioned that she does the same thing with her kids at home.

This is a great activity for a wide range of ages. I had mine do it on our patio table outside so that we could just spray it off when they were done. They made a HUGE mess, but I think they would have been ok doing it inside with a little direction about keeping it on the table!

1 comment:

  1. Looks like a blast! I can't wait till we have a backyard so I can get good and messy too :)


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