Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Music Tape Resist Art

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Tape resist art is great to do with any age, even with babies, and can be done with any medium.  J usually prefers dot markers, but paint, crayons, or markers work well too.  In addition, pretty much anything can be made using tape.  We have done surfboards, a Father's Day gift, and a Canadian flag recently.  Clearly, this type of art is versatile and since tape resist art has been a popular activity around here lately, I am always looking for new ideas.  So I decided to try and create some music symbols with the tape and I am so happy with the end results.

Music tape resist art for kids from And Next Comes L

To begin, I taped out two music symbols (a treble clef and an eighth note) on a piece of easel paper.  I then taped the paper to the table so it wouldn't move.

Set up for music themed tape resist art from And Next Comes L
An eighth note
Set up for music themed tape resist art from And Next Comes L
A treble clef
K was napping, so J did both of these art pieces.  His chosen medium, as usual, was dot markers.  When dry, peel off the tape to reveal the design.

I absolutely LOVE how these turned out!  They are so bright and colorful.  I am hoping to find a frame to fit each of them so that they can be hung in our play room in the music area.  

Looking for more tape resist art?  Check out our Tape Resist Surfboards, our We Love Dad Tape Resist Art, and the Tape Resist Canadian Flag.

Looking for more fun music activities? You can find loads of ideas from quiet book pages, toddler and preschool learning games, a sensory bin, and an outdoor piano keyboard made from chalk by clicking here.