To start, I had the kids place their wiggly eyes on the paper. Then, we did a directed drawing lesson around the eyes. A minion is really just a big bean shape.
Before adding paint, make sure to finish any detail with the Sharpie markers, including coloring in the goggles with Silver Metallic. We painted the blue overalls and background first, as those paints were thinner and dried faster. Last, the kids added yellow paint. I took a chance and didn’t use washable, as the color isn’t as rich.
We did these in February. All lined up, they made a great Valentine for the kids’ teacher. A couple of kids who finished first made the sign – complete with Minion duct tape as a border – and all of the kids signed it.