Friday, May 31, 2013

Snail Slime Painting

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We cover the garden with mesh when we are playing somewhere else.
But on the mesh we’ve noticed that the snails slide, upside down and leave
a slimy trail behind.

What can we use that will leave a clear shiny trail like a snail?

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                                 Corn syrup!
We bring one of the snails to the art table to see how it moves
                   and what it leaves behind. 
     It moved very slowly and changed directions,
                      so we did too.

   We returned the snail to his garden for lunch.
And I returned to clean up the wonderfully slimy art table.