Another great idea from our friend Sharon Rief, Teacher Resources for Parents.
Images courtesy of http://www.makeandtakes.com
Contact paper is a fantastic substitute for glue, especially when working with young kids.
2) Task completion
4) Fine motor skills
5) Following directions
Ages: 2 and up
1) Clear contact paper (Available at Michaels Crafts Stores)
2) Black masking tape or black strips of construction paper
3) Small squares of tissue paper (Ready to use tissue paper squares are available at Michaels Craft Stores)
4) Yarn or ribbon
5) Colorful construction paper
1) Begin by taping a sheet of clear contact paper (sticky side up) on a table.
2) Next start covering your contact paper with colorful tissue paper squares.
3) When your kite is completely covered with tissue paper, stick your black masking tape or strips of black construction paper over the tissue paper to form the shape of the kite.
4) Add additional black strips to cut across the kite.
5) Use another sheet of clear contact paper to seal it.
(Remove the cover paper very slowly to avoid wrinkles).
6) Cut out your kite removing any extra contact paper.
7) Attach a long pieces of yarn or ribbon to the bottom of the kite for the tail.
8) Draw a few bow ties on your construction paper, cut them out and attach to your tail.
9) Finally tape your beautiful kites to your window to brighten up your room.
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