Pet Portraits

Pet Portraits craft

Picture your pet! Do you have a hamster? A cat? A parakeet? Use crayon resist to show off your favorite creature!

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    What pets are part of your family? How often do you include them in a family portrait? Here's a way to do your own pet portrait!

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    Follow you pet around for a while. Watch how it moves. Does it have a tail? Fins? Fur? Scales? Beak? What markings does it have?

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    Draw your pet with Crayola® Crayons on paper. Show its body parts, its colors, and the texture of its skin or fur.

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    Cover your art area with newspaper. Use Crayola Washable Watercolors and Paint Brushes to show your pet in its favorite place. Does it have a cage, bowl, or bed? Crayon wax resists watercolors, so your pet will shine in its surroundings.