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Light Up My Life Jar

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A simple craft for babies and toddlers to make for special occasions such as Mother's Day. 

Materials Needed:

  • paper
  • yellow paint
  • a black marker
  • scissors
  • ribbon
  • glue

What to do:

  • Draw a jar on a coloured piece of paper, cut it out

  • Dip child's finger in the yellow paint and stamp fingerprints across the jar

  • Once the paint dries, draw little lightening bugs inside the fingerprints. Add a ribbon bow to the corner of the jar

Hints and Tips:

  • Use a real jar, use acrylic paint for the child's fingerprints add a tea candle inside.
  • Have the child write a special message for their mum
  • Use different coloured paper
  • Use a jar printable and print it out on coloured paper

Reference:
Firefly, You Light Up My Life Mother's Day Craft, Craft Morning

Additional Info

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

    Understands more words than they can say.
    Can follow a broader range of instructions.
    Listens while others are talking.
    Is able to hold objects in each hand at the same time.
    Enjoys playing with moving objects.

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

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

Last modified on Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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