Monday, May 24, 2010

Paper Craft

Here is a fun and easy craft for preschoolers and older children. Another great thing is that it does not take a lot of materials.

We used: 4 different colored sheets of construction paper (one of them black), ruler, scissors, glue and a stapler.
Draw a 1/4 inch border around each of the pieces of construction paper except the black one.

Now have the kids cut shapes (regular and irregular shapes) inside the border of the paper.
For younger kids, you may need to start the cut.

Now stack the pieces of paper on top of each other and staple at the corners.

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alison c said...

I found you through Craft gossip whilst looking for a craft to do with my toddler group. This is perfect and very "Matisse". Love it!

Ruby said...

very cool! Little man still isn't using scissors but i'll see if i can have him stack up the picese of paper this is right up his alley normally he glues everything ontop of eachother lol thanks for sharing

Sarah Craftylocks said...

I love this! I was about to do a heap of butterfly crafts and this one will be easily adapted to make a cool butterfly. Thanks for sharing.

Jen said...

Neat! Very abstract. The girls would love it.

Jen :)

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