Every once in awhile I like having the kids do an art project on canvas because it makes it feel..well.. more arty. Plus, its a little sturdier and nicer to display. I recently bought some canvas and decorative buttons with the intention of making something to hang in the baby's nursery but today I was looking for a project to do with Mr. C and thought to myself 'Why not?...It might be interesting'. He's loved doing sticker collages in the past so I thought maybe he would enjoy this activity. As a bonus I'd have something [that he made] to hang in his room.
You could probably use mod podge or some other adhesive but I was going for low-mess here. I love these Zots adhesive dots and use them for lots of projects. I just adhere them to the buttons and let the little guy go to work. He would pick a button from the bowl, pass it to me and I'd put a glue dot on it and then he's stick it on the canvas. We had a good little system going and it was cute when he would name the colors of the buttons.
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