This week's Item of the Week (IOW) is none other than... FROOT LOOPS!
Earth Day is a worldwide annual event celebrated on April 22nd. A few years ago, we decided to honor this day by make rainbow art using only Froot Loops cereals, white paper, white school glue, cotton balls, and kid power.. Easy peasy lemon squeezy! Here's how we created this beautiful masterpiece, or as we call it, "MasterTreat!" (see more on MasterTreats here).
The fun part about creating this activity was sneaking a few nibbles of Loops here and there throughout the entire “lesson.” The kids just have to remember not to munch on the ones with glue on the bottom. :)
All we did was this:
This was SO MUCH (TASTY) FUN! You should try it, too!
This is also a wonderful, delicious exercise for youngsters when teaching them various concepts and motor skills like:
An item as simple as Froot Loops has just been converted into a fun, crunchy, tasty homeschool activity.
Other delightful arts and crafts you could make using this cereal include:
We hope you are inspired to put these delectable Froot Loops to heavenly use by making your own Froot Loops Rainbow! Let us know in the comments section below how YOU academically and/or artistically enjoy Froot Loops cereal. Enjoy! :)
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IOW - Item of the Week
Each week, ArtEase! features an item, object, or product that you already have on-hand, or is accessibly affordable. We highlight assorted ways of utilizing otherwise simple or unassuming household or school-related items, and provide ways to incorporate each item into an art project or an academic lesson.