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Splashy Birdbath

This backyard favorite is fun and simple to make!

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Participant Age: 7 to 12, Under 7
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
Difficulty:
Physical Challenge:
  • Old newspaper
  • Acrylic paints
  • Paintbrush
  • Clay pot and saucer
Paint Pot

Place the pot upside down on a newspaper. Paint colorful stripes and circles on the pot. Let dry for one day.

Paint Saucer

Paint the bottom of the saucer and place it on top of the pot bottom as shown. Paint the rest of the saucer. Let dry for a day. (Note: The dry paint will hold the pot and saucer together.)

Add Water

Put an inch of water in the dish and place it near a shrub or tree.


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