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Honeycomb Bee Painting


Instructions for making a painting of a bumble bee on a honeycomb!

Materials Needed:

  • Large Piece of Paper
  • Course Sponge
  • Paint
  • Markers


Dip the sponge in yellow paint. Dab the sponge on your paper lightly. This should leave big holes here and there so it looks like a honeycomb! Set it aside to dry.

Once the yellow paint is dry, use black paint, or whatever color you like, and make some fingerprints on your honeycomb picture. These are the bodies of the bees. Use markers to draw wings and whatever other features you want.

Optional: Squirt little dabs of glue here and there in some of the holes on your picture. Once it dries, it will give the effect of honey dripping out of the honeycomb!

Comments from Tania: "You could paint the yellow honeycomb part by applying yellow paint to a piece of bubble wrap (the kind we all love to pop that come in fragile packages) and then dabbing the bubble wrap on your paper. Voila! Honeycomb. -- Just a thought!"

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