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Flower Stained Glass

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Arrange flowers and petals in a design on contact paper to create a stained glass effect.

Materials Needed:

  • Transparent contact paper
  • Flowers and leaves

What to do: 

  • Cut a piece of contact paper to fit the area where you want to stick the contact paper (such as on a window).
  • Pull the paper backing off the contact paper and lay it on the table, sticky side up.
  • Press flower petals to the sticky contact paper in any arrangement desired.
  • When the flower petal design is finished, press a second sheet of the contact paper over the flowers.
  • Use clear tape to stick these onto the window to create a "stained glass" effect.

Hint and Tips:

  • Instead of using a second sheet of contact paper to cover the petals design you can directly stick i on the window itself.
  • Gather different natural objects such as different types of leaves, sticks, rocks. pebbles, grass to create and arrange a design (cover with contact first before sticking on to the window to avoid scratching the glass.

Reference:
The Artful Parent

Additional Info

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

    manipulates small objects
    holds object between thumb and first two fingers

  • Play Based Learning: Sensory Play, Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft, Science and Nature, Sensory Play
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

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

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