::: a fresh look at the light box
Sherry’s Uncle Bill is a very handy chap who has all sorts of interesting stuff hidden away! He found an old light box which he didn’t need any more and donated it to our cause – thanks Uncle Bill!
We had it sitting on the bench as we had recently fixed it up, when the children spotted it and wanted to have a play with it.
We had some solid glass paper weights which they placed along the top edge – they looked gorgeous with the light shining through them!
They added quite an assortment of bits and pieces we had around including glow in the dark dinosaurs and sea creatures …
which unfortunately didn’t hold their glow when we turned the lights out but looked gorgeous with the light on!
It is surprising how great basic things look with the light as the background.
Paper objects, plastics, cellophane, rubber bands …
even these cocktail umbrellas looked awesome!
It’s a good reminder that you don’t really need specialist equipment to make the light box a useful and exciting tool.
If you want to make your own light box check out this post by Deborah over at Teach Preschool where she shows you how she made a mini light box or this post, where she makes a bigger one and this post where she tweaks it!