Personally though, I love to scribble. Even more than just scribbling in the corner of notebooks (while I work out ideas) - I love to INVENT and MAKE. Can you you invent a machine that will make a scribble? I tried! It was so much fun testing out different ways to use potential energy to propel my marker about a blank page. Thinner rubber bands, bigger markers... so many possibilites! Check out my video below of me making my final version of a potential energy drawing machine. This took about a week of playing with different materials, supplies, sizes... one thing is for sure: PUT YOUR DRAWING MACHINE IN A BOX TO TEST IT. It was MESSY!
Thank you Ms. Megan
for reading "Never Let a Dinosaur Scribble" words and art by Diane Alber. Sometimes you need to just start somewhere, even with a scribble, and watch it turn into something beautiful.
Have you ever painted a rock before? Or just made a scribble for no reason? Both of these are great ways to express ourselves. Rock painting has really taken off in the last few years and I love going for a hike or walk and finding painted rocks along the way. Some have messages, others have bright pictures. It is such a wonderful way to spread a little bit of cheer.
Why not try to paint your own rock like our volunteer Ms. Cindy? Ms. Cindy sometimes uses different sized rocks and glues them together to create even more elaborate designs. Like smaller round ones for bees and ladybugs, and bigger oblong ones for leaves!