Eggshell Mosaic

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A mosaic is a piece of art, created from small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials. Here's a simple way to make your own mosaic using eggshells.
You Will Need
  • Thick paper
  • Pencil Brushes
  • Tweezers
  • PVA glue
  • Paint
  • Soft sandpaper
  • 2 eggs
Instructions
  1. Hard boil white eggs and run under cold water to cool
  2. One egg makes a shape 3"x3" (7.5 cm x 7.5 cm)
  3. Crack the egg against a work surface, and peel off the shell
  4. Remove the inner film from the eggshells
  5. Draw an image onto a piece of paper, or use one of the Club Penguin Coloring pages
  6. Apply a small amount of glue inside your design
  7. Take a piece of eggshell and place it over the glue, press hard to flatten
  8. Continue gluing pieces of the eggshell onto the paper
  9. If you have big gaps between your pieces, add smaller eggshell pieces with tweezers
  10. Paint over the whole picture and let sit to dry
  11. Once dry, use the sandpaper to remove part of the paint
  12. The paint will come off the eggshells, but will stay in the cracks
  13. Celebrate your masterpiece with an egg salad sandwich!

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