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Level: Junior, Middle School
Grades: Gr. 3 - 8 | Age: 8 - 14 yrs | Written by: Karen Larmour and
Andrea Mulder-Slater [Karen is a teacher at Salem Baptist Christian School, Winston Salem, North Carolina and Andrea is one of the creators of]

Students will draw the outline of a fish using glue. They will then complete the picture with oil pastels. The glue dries clear, leaving the black paper to show through in between the pastel.

What You Need:
What You Do:

  1. Students draw the outline of a fish on large paper. Black poster paper works best.
  2. Encourage them to add scales, fins and any other detail they would like.
  3. Students then trace over their drawn lines with glue and allow the glue to dry (preferably overnight).
  4. Students then color in the areas between the glue lines, with oil pastel. The brighter the better.

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