Nature Craft: Making Sun Prints | Curious By Nature

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Welcome to Season 2 of Curious By Nature, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s series dedicated to letting your curiosity run wild! Join us each week for a new nature and science adventure, right from home. Today, we’re making cool sunlight prints with our friend, artist Katherine Lampert.

Supplies you’ll need:
– Direct sunlight
– Objects collected on a nature walk (leaves, grasses, flowers, and some small rocks to use as weights)
– Sunprint paper or construction paper
– Cardboard
– Plexiglass or plastic wrap
– A small tub, basin, or sink filled with water
– A clothes line and hanging pins or a flat surface to let your print dry
– Dish soap and water (optional)

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