Make a Sand Painting
Sand painting is practiced in many cultures, usually for religious and healing purposes. Some of the more well known sand paintings are Navajo or Tibetan (where they are called mandalas). Sand paintings can include many colors and complex patterns. When the ceremony was done the sand was left to be carried away by wind or time.
Here's how to make sand pictures that will be simple and long lasting, as well as a lot fun to make! All you need is colored sand and glue to do this fun craft project with your child.
What You Need:
- Assortment of colored sand – can also use some cornmeal
- White school glue
- Warm water
- Paper – works best with an off white colored paper so you can see the glue easier.
- Plastic bowl
- Craft stick