Around the world in 45 weeks: Passports

18 Jul

We can’t go anywhere without passports.  So, I’ve decided to begin with the passports.  The passports is actually a writing book and we will be using it as a memory book with photos of all the countries we’ve "visited", etc.

So let me show you how we did it:

I printed a picture of the world map on A3 paper.  Then I let each child painting on it with lemon juice.   my son painted each country and my daughter, well….  just painted.

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Then we’ve made a strong bowl of coffee (about 6 spoons of coffee with 2 cups of water).  And let it cool off.

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Dip the paper in the coffee mix.  I will use a baking tray next time for it.

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Place it on a cookie tray

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And pop it in the oven at about 200 degrees Celsius for about 5 minutes

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Take it out.  You will see the parts that was painted with lemon juice came out darker than the rest.

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Then I just cover the book with the paper. 

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So, now we are ready for the world.  See you next week to tell you about our "trip" to Indonesia.

                    handtekening copy

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One Response to “Around the world in 45 weeks: Passports”

  1. se7en July 22, 2010 at 8:04 am #

    This is gorgeous, I love it and can’t wait to watch your travels!!! Thanks for linking!!!

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