Do you remember the avocado pits we carved sometime back? We used push pins to carve avocado pits. The details are here.
|Carved pits which we had kept for observation|
We painted each half with acrylic paint to make insects. For ladybug, we painted the pits with red and drew the black dots, lines and white eyes after red got dried.
To make a bee, we painted with yellow. We waited for the yellow to dry and drew black lines. Since the pit used for ladybug had carving, it did not leave a clean output.
We painted one of the pits in green color to make a turtle. But my daughter could not draw the turtle design with black paint. Hence she changed it to a green ladybug.
As you could see, the insects were perfect if they had smooth surface. My daughter took them to school the very next day to share them with her classmates. It is a recycle project which can be done easily by kids.
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