So now I want to team teach a science lesson with the sixth grade teachers where students are making their own gelli plates. I tried it this summer and the alcohol did make mine mold, so I'd do the glycerin/gelatin route with students. I'll let you know how it turns out.
I also found this book:
And it's every bit as good as it looks! I'm developing a second grade lesson for this (also a printmaking lesson). Apparently it's going to be a printmaking sort of year!!! On that note, let's all remember what sort of cuteness we get to be a part of every single day:
And I love them. I really do. I'm so very lucky to go to a job that's so fulfilling every day. The big challenge is to remember that in February and March.