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glue monster

Glue monster

And then they stirred the color into the glue. We thought it looked prettiest when the color was marbleized rather than uniform.

Recently, my mom (i.e., my kids’ Grandmum) was over helping with our homeschool preschool day. Just for fun, we decided to make glue monsters with the kids. This was a great project that combined arts and crafts, colors, science, and imagination all in one!
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It took the glue monsters a few days to dry, but in the end, we had some pretty cool looking creatures!
The kids started by pouring their colored glue into some cookie cutters.
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Note: One thing I didn’t expect was how much the glue would contract during the drying process. Any long arms coming off of the glue monsters contracted back during the drying process so that all the creatures ended up shaped more like blobs.
XGirl’s designs were all pretty free form. QBoy, on the other hand, wanted to create a specific image. Here he is adding a nose to his creature.

It seemed like a good idea, but it didn’t work out since the glue leaked out.

Glue monsters Sharing is caring – thank you for spreading the word! Recently, my mom (i.e., my kids’ Grandmum) was over helping with our homeschool preschool day. Just for fun, we decided to