There hasn’t been much sunlight to catch this Easter but I’m hopeful that soon we can enjoy a little bit of sunshine after this long, gloomy and really cold winter.
What you need:
- contact paper (here in Hungary the best is the self-adhesive cover for school books)
- colour paper of your choice
- small items like paper strips, flower petals, paper cut-outs etc (I used tiny bunnies, flowers, hearts etc. having bought from Flying Tiger Shop)
- cut out an egg-shaped frame and make frames out of your coloured paper
- cut out a piece of contact paper and peel off its cover
- place it in front of you sticky side up and put the egg-shaped frame on it. Cut it along the frame
- place the tiny decorative elements on a tray or in little cups in front of your child together with the sticky egg
Your child will make patterns and decoration on the sticky egg.
When the artwork is finished you place another layer of contact paper on it (sticky side down) to seal it off.
Fix it in the window and wait for the sun to shine. Enjoy the beautiful colours and shapes.
We did this activity with E.&L.’s Godparents and their kids. They all loved it and made fantastically decorative eggs.
This activity can be done not only with egg shapes but flower shaped frame too. Even if you are not very talented at drawing the easiest way to make a flower frame is to draw it. Have fun and enjoy the sunshine.