Personalized Mug Craft
I was tired of doing crafts that would only last a few days or even weeks before I was ready to throw them away. I always feel bad and my kids always cry. I do keep some of their artwork but as many of you know you really can't keep everything. I hit upon the idea of letting them decorate the mugs we'd be using as our water mugs (you know...so you don't have them using 10 cups a day just to get a drink of water now and then).
At first I bought ceramic mugs and ceramic paint that bakes on. Whoops...I have little children that are going to break these...we have to do plastic. So I found some plastic white mugs and tried to figure out a way to decorate them. I finally decided to just use permanent markers . Several brands come in a variety of colors that do not wash off in the dishwasher (they do fade a little bit...more in some colors than others)
My kids had a ball decorating and personalizing their mugs. I love to look at them and it will be a fun way to remember our fun craft day and I will not be throwing this art project away ever. Also it is super easy to do. All you need is:
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