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Wave Goodbye and Say Hello

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Wave Goodbye and Say Hello

A simple craft activity to start off the new year, for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. 

Materials Needed:

  • A4 paper
  • paintbrush
  • coloured paints (pink/red, green).
  • marker (black)

What to do:

  • Paint one of the child's hands using coloured paint and place it in the middle of the paper. 
  • Let it dry. 
  • Before the handprint add the number 2 in marker and 21 after the handprint (the handprint forms the 0 of 2021). 
  • Above the date write the following "Let's Wave Goodbye To 2020 and Say Hello to 2021". 

Hints and Tips:

  • Use coloured paper.
  • Add glitter.
  • Laminate.
  • Each child could decorate the page add drawings etc. 

Additional Info

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

    jointly manipulates objects with others
    manipulates objects

  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 1
  • Sub Outcomes:

    1.1 Children feel safe, secure and supported.
    1.3 Children develop knowledgeable and confident self-identities.
    1.4 Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect.

Created On January 6, 2021 Last modified on Thursday, January 7, 2021
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