They used straws, toy cars, plastic spiders, marbles, yarn, sections of pool noodles and blunt ends of the paintbrushes to make their masterpieces.
The good news: It was a lot of fun and the kids made some incredible stuff.
The bad news: It took awhile to clean up afterward.
Here's some photographic evidence.
|Ava used a toy car to paint a rainbow.|
|Caleb covered marbles in paint and then rolled them over his page.|
|Eva streaked paint across her masterwork with a toy car.|
|Kaylee dips marbles in paint.|
|Lily uses the straw to create texture in her painting.|
|Ruthie begins with a single dab of paint and a straw.|
|I told you there was a mess.|
For more photos from our Studio MPL session, check out our Facebook page. For more information on programs and events for children, teens and adults at Mentor Public Library, visit www.mentorpl.org.