search aussie childcare network

Crepe Paper Soaked Prints

  • Written by 
  • Print

Creating colourful prints by soaking crepe paper with water.

Materials Needed:

  • crepe paper
  • watercolour paper
  • spray bottle
  • scissors

What to do:

  • Cut up pieces of coloured crepe paper into small pieces.
  • Cover the watercolour paper with the cut pieces OF crepe paper.
  • Using the spray bottle, spray each piece of crepe paper until it is soaked.
  • The colours from the crepe paper will soak onto the watercolour paper.
  • Wait until the paper dries completely
  • Remove the wet crepe paper and let the watercolour paper dry completely.

Hints and Tips:

  • Experiment by spraying more or less water on each crepe paper piece.
  • Use the crepe paper to create a collage picture and use the same process.
  • Try with tissue paper.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    Fine Motor Development Preschoolers 
    established hand preference
    manipulates small objects
    holds object between thumb and first two fingers

    Cognitive Development Preschoolers
    describes pictures in detail
    able to identify and name primary colours
    increased concentration
    understands positional words (middle, end)
    answers simple questions
    follows simple instructions
    identify and name secondary colours
    learns through observations and social interactions
    understands order and process

  • Play Based Learning: Exploratory Play, Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 4, Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    4.2 Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating.

    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work.

Last modified on Sunday, August 23, 2020
Child Care Documentation App

© 2009-2020 Aussie Childcare Network Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved.