Color Pasta & Rice/Collage Art

colorpasta Feeling a little flat? Add texture to your collage by coloring pasta and rice! It's such an economical way to color collage materials.


  • To encourage creativity with an open-ended activity
  • To build fine motor skills

Before You Start: Gather materials for activity: rice and/or pasta, plastic bags with zip closure, Liquid Watercolor™ paint, white paper, glue and assorted collage materials (optional).

Let's Get Started! Step 1. Put different shapes of pasta or rice into a bag with a zip closure.

Step 2. Add a few drops of Colorations® Liquid Watercolor, seal, and shake.

Step 3. Lay out on a tray to dry.

Step 4. Glue pasta and rice onto a sheet of white paper any way you like. Children can create unique collages and designs.

Furthermore: Add glitter, foam shapes, feathers or other collage items to your art.

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