In this activity, children create wax resist artwork using waxy crayons or pastels and watercolour paints.
Water clings to paper and makes the paper wet. It does not cling to wax or oil. In waxed paper, the wax protects the paper and keeps it dry.
Wet and Dry printable guide.
These activities are part of Science World's Big Science For Little Hands program. They were developed and tested with preschool and kindergarten educators.