Indian Corn Painting is an easy and fun way to decorate your classroom. Try out this cool back-to-school craft.
What You'll Need:
- Poster paints
- Paper plates
- 1 or 2 ears of Indian corn
- Sharp knife (use with an adult's supervision)
- Drawing paper
Make a fall painting with Indian corn as your paintbrush.
Step 1: Cover your work surface with newspaper.
Step 2: Pour poster paint on some paper plates.
Step 3: Have an adult use a sharp knife to cut the corn into 3-inch sections.
Step 4: Dip the cut end of 1 corncob in poster paint. Stamp it on a piece of drawing paper to create a flower-like pattern.
Step 5: Roll a 3-inch corncob in some poster paint. Then roll it on the paper for a unique dotted design. Use this technique to fill in a picture or to create patterned paper.
For more fall decorations, grow special pre-carved pumpkins. Learn how to do this back-to-school craft on the next page.