Great idea for kids!!!! Buy a ceramic white plate (dollar store) and let the kids make a picture with sharpie pens, then bake @350 for 30 minutes. PS, Mr. Clean Magic eraser will take off any unbaked sharpie mistakes. Cut a small piece off and use tweezers for a tiny eraser, or use the whole sponge to erase an entire design until perfect enough to bake on permanently.
I've been looking into this Sharpie+mug+350 degrees craft and it looks as though many people have been experiencing fading or the colors coming off altogether. Therefore, I would like to share this blogger's page. She explains to the tee how she cooked her mug at 425 for 30 minutes and then left the mug to cool in the oven. The results: a permanent cup at last! Check this out!
9′x6′ drop cloth & broad tip Sharpie Markers Cut your drop cloth to fit your tables need. Hem your cut edge WITH TAPE! Iron out the creases in order to have a smooth writing surface. Before laying out the drop cloth on your table add butcher paper or newspaper to help avoid getting ink on your table CURTAINS TOO?
How to Fix a Dried Out Sharpie..most of the time, according to this website, it is the nib that is dried out, not the ink! Soak in alcohol...worth a try! I have many a marker which has dried out, but not been thrown out. Perhaps this will fix them.
-Sharpie marker on wax paper looks like stained glass. I also have some very cool templates for this in my office. NOTE: if you decide to do these, make sure that the students do not use the sharpies anywhere but on the wax paper.
CHECK OUT all these COLORS! Everyone will love these different color choices at school or the office! Promotional Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Marker | Customized Permanent Fine Point Markers | Promotional Sharpie Pens