What better way to welcome Spring than by doing some fun Springtime crafts with the kiddos?! Yesterday we made “Stained Glass” Easter eggs to hang on the windows. So cute and so much fun!!
All you need is:
- Contact paper
- Tissue paper in a variety of colors, cut into little squares
Cut out a square piece of contact paper and lay it on the table sticky side up. Then the kids can stick the squares of tissue paper on however they’d like:
When they’re finished sticking on all the tissue paper they want, cut out another square of contact paper and put it sticky side down on the decorated piece. Essentially you’ve just laminated the tissue paper! 🙂 Here’s how it will look:
The last step is to cut out the shape of an egg. You can make them as big or as small as you’d like! If you cut them a little smaller, you could probably get a couple out of it! This is what you’ll end up with:
In addition to hand-eye coordination, you can work on color identification while making the eggs or after, patterns if you have the kiddos stick on their tissue paper in a specific order, and shapes by pointing out the differences between squares, rectangles and ovals. Not only is it an educational craft, but you’ll love getting to decorate your windows with them! Have fun & Happy Crafting! 🙂