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Instructions: Paper lanterns are shells of brightly colored paper surrounding a light source such as a candle. Some paper lanterns hang from the ceiling, but others, called sky lanterns, float up into the sky. Paper lanterns are found around the world, especially in countries such as China, Korea, and Japan. As shown in the picture below, paint paper lanterns in multiple colors.

Paint pictures of Japanese lanterns.

First, paint the beautiful shapes with water.

Drop in the bright colors.

Show the dark rims of the lanterns.

You can make the dark color

with red, yellow, and blue.

What fun it is to paint lanterns!

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