Shrinking Keychains with Sarah Hawley


Shrinking Keychains with Sarah Hawley
Duration of instructional video: 10 mins 35 sec
Estimated time to complete activity: 45 mins
Ideal for children ages 6 to 9

Participants can follow along with artist Sarah Hawley to create their own custom shrinking key chains, using recycled plastic, markers and a little imagination! Some adult assistance required.

Art materials for 3 children provided, available via curbside pickup at 37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie.

Materials provided by the MacLaren Art Centre:

  • 3 x #6 recycled plastic sheets
  • 3 x 5”x5” square papers
  • 3 x small keychain rings
  • 3 x twist ties
  • 1 pack of markers
  • 3 pencils
  • Extra MacLaren goodies

Materials you will need from home:

  • Drill (adult use only)
  • A hard surface to drill on
  • Oven (adult use only)
  • An oven-safe dish or baking sheet
  • Aluminum foil
  • Scissors
  • A glass or ceramic cup (not plastic)
  • Safety Pins (optional)
  • String/necklace chain (optional)
  • Earring hooks (optional)

*A limited number of downloads are available. You will receive a telephone confirmation when your art materials kit it ready for curbside pickup. Please wait for Gallery staff to contact you before arriving at the MacLaren to pick up your art materials kit.

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