PNC tiny THURSDAYS ...at home!

Paper Plate Truck Painting

Young artists hear how friendship can divide big chores into easier ones and then paint a truck made from paper plates!
An example of the painted truck, made from paper plates, that will be created in this PNC Tiny Thursdays at Home lesson.
The image shows this week's featured artwork, Axel Bahnsen's photograph Going Home, taken in 1977.

Featured Artwork: Axel Bahnsen (American, 1907-1978), Going Home, 1977, gelatin silver print. Gift of the Family of Axel Bahnsen, 2014.2.112

Story: Little Blue Truck, written by Alice Schertle and illustrated by Jill McElmurry (Clarion Books; 2020)

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Materials Needed:
1) one-two: 8-10” paper plate
2) two: 6” paper plate
3) extra plate for mixing paint
4) acrylic paint
5) paintbrush
6) gluestick
7) scissors
8) stapler with staples
9) container for
rinsing out brush
10) newspaper or other
painting surface protection

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