Making a mosaic with foam

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I saw this done online, on a tin can, and I have wanted to try it ever since!
Yesterday at the dollar store, we picked up a pack of the foam sheets. I have to say that I was a little disappointed that the sheets were all different thicknesses.
We startedby cutting the foam into little squares. The kids had a tough time cutting the strips evenly, so I ended up cutting the long strips, and they cut them into squares. We used one of my paint palettes to keep the colours from mixing together.

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Using white glue, we covered a small area at a time, then glued on the squares.

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After I had the letter done, I added the leaves around.

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Then, I started adding the blue, I cut the squares diagonally and fit them in around the leaves before filling in the rest of the space.

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Then, once I had all of the pieces glued down, I needed to leave the glue to dry for a couple hours. I decided to try to grout my mosaic first, just to make sure it actually works before the kids do theirs.

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I left it for a few hours, then I mixed some plain white grout

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And spread the grout over the entire board.

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Finally, I let it sit for about 10 minutes, then wiped off the grout with a damp sponge. When it dries, I am going to seal it with some varnish.
Next letter is the T….

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