Optical Illusions are just so cool. Using just markers and 2-D paper you can trick your eyes into believing some crazy things. I set up 4 optical illusion experiments, including some of my favorites and some that make my head spin.
-instructions (instructions can come from books or the internet. I made mine using pictures sourced from Pinterest. Each of the flyers below links to a shared google document with the flyer. The flyer in turn links back to the webpage where I sourced it from.)
Print out the fliers (or your own experiements) and place paper and markers on the table
It's mostly a self-guided activity. Be sure that you have a basic idea of how each experiment works and that you're around to trouble shoot.
Miss Lucy's Example:
Nobody was in the mood for art today. Except this kid who pulled off the optical illusion of looking like he was behaving beautifully when he was, in fact, writing this:
Bibliography:Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld