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Saturday, March 29, 2008

Creative Collage

To entertain your child and provide creative opportunities, let your child make a collage.

What you need:

Clear contact paper

Pictures from magazines, cut out and ready to use (you can also use extra snapshot photos)

Silk flower petals

Confetti, glitter, string, any small items that you feel would be useful

What to do:

Remove the backing from the contact paper and place the paper sticky side up. You can use tape to secure the paper to the table for stability.

Let your child pick and choose what she wants to place onto the paper. The sticky backing of the contact paper will act like glue.

After your child has finished creating her masterpiece, place another piece of contact paper onto the artwork in order to create a "frame". Press the paper together to seal the sticky sides together.

Trim the excess contact paper from your masterpiece and then display your child's artwork.