Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Making Handprint Beach Mementos

To make beautiful (at least in this Mama Bear's eyes) lasting momentos at the beach. Go to Home Depot or any hardware store and pick up some quick drying plaster of paris. Collect shells on the beach or purchase shells from a store down at the beach (we used a coupon to get free shells if we purchased $10 worth of fudge). Have your child make a hand or foot print in the wet sand (at low tide so the waves won't get it.) Have your child put shells in the print and then pour in the plaster. Let stand for 20 minutes or until dry and.....

Little Man's Hand

Peanut's Foot

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