Easy Plaster Tactile Art

Help child practice hand-eye coordination with this fun tactile craft project using Plaster of Paris as a textural art material.

Materials

Instructions

Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2.

Mix the plaster in a separate mixing container. For more information on the basics of plaster, click here.


Step 3.

Using a Wood Craft Stick, spread a layer of wet plaster on a piece of cardboard. Give your child the Wood Craft Stick and allow him or her to make designs in the plaster.


Step 4.

Now you can add color to your textured plaster tile. One idea is to use Colored Craft Activity Sand. Apply color to the tile using your finger.


Step 5.

Another option to decorate you tile is to use Glitter Paint. Glitter Paint will add an additional type of texture to this fun tactile project. 


Step 6.

Once your paint is dry, apply decoupage glue over the top in order to seal the materials together. Display these piece of artwork in your home!