City Collage

What you need:

  • small amount of liquid glue (optional: glue stick)

  • brush, glue spreader or q-tip if using liquid glue

  • placemat

  • damp cloth

  • building clip art (located under “resources”)

  • paper to glue on

 

Preparation:

  1. Print out building clip art and cut out buildings.

  2. Set out placemat.

  3. Put glue stick or a small amount of glue in a small container with brush/spreader.

  4. Place buildings to glue in the tray or on the placemat.

  5. Place paper on placemat, attach with painter’s tape if desired.

  6. Have a damp cloth available.

 

Directions:

  1.  “Today we are going to do some collaging.”

  2. “I dip my brush in the glue.”

  3. “Watch me spread the glue on the paper.”

  4. “Now I put a building on the glue.”

  5. Demonstrate collaging.

  6. “Your turn.”

  7. Optional: add paint or draw with crayons or markers.

 

Notes: If you use a brush, make sure to wash with warm water and dish soap when finished.

You can tint the glue with a little bit of paint so your child can see where the glue is on the paper.

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