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Name Collage

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A fun activity for children to collage their name and get to know each other.

Materials Needed

  • A4 paper (folded in half and cut into 2 horizontal pieces).
  • Marker/Pencil
  • Glue
  • Coloured Paper (cut up into small pieces)

What to do:

  • Write the child's name on one half of the cut A4 paper.
  • Encourage the child to trace the letter of their name with glue.
  • Using the cut paper, the child collages over each letter of their name to create their own name collage.

Hints and Tips:

  • Use pom-poms instead of coloured paper.
  • The child can tear or cut the paper themselves.
  • Use coloured circle stickers.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 2 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    established hand preference
    identifies basic colours

  • Play Based Learning: Manipulative Play, Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Fine Motor Skills, Literacy and Numeracy, Quiet Games
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work

Last modified on Thursday, January 7, 2021
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