What You'll Need:
- Art Boards or Canvas
- Shaving Cream
- White Glue
- Tempera Paint - brown, red, green or other colors of your choice
- Paint Brushes
- Triangle Template (for the cone)
- Wooden Craft Sticks - optional
- If you want a color behind your ice cream cone paint your canvas and set aside to dry. We choose to leave ours white.
- Trace a triangle on the bottom half of your canvas, using your template.
- Use brown paint to fill in your triangle.
- In a small cup mix 1/4 cup of glue with 1/2 to 1 cup of shaving cream with a wooden craft stick.
- Stir in 1 tablespoon of paint.
- With the paintbrush or your hands, add the glue, shaving cream and paint mixture to your cone.
- Let dry and enjoy your masterpiece!
- Using your hands to paint on the "ice cream" gives it a more textured look.
- Save some money and purchase your canvas at a discount store and the shaving cream at the dollar store.
- Any color tempera paint works! We used red for strawberry ice cream and green for mint. Purple for black raspberry, white for vanilla (if you have a colored background), and brown for chocolate would be fun too!
- Prefer your ice cream in a cup? Paint a cup first instead of a cone!
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