Instead of arranging the activity that makes kids deal with the glass which is considered a heavy material, you can just go with the sun catcher craft.
This kind of craft looks pretty much with the stained glass. That’s why it suits well for stained glass introduction. Let’s just get to the details about DIYing sun catcher!
Before jumping to the making process, you have to figure out the sun catcher template. Butterfly will be a great theme which is also quite familiar to the kids. Gather all the materials first.
It consists of clear paper, a butterfly template, black paper tape, colorful tissue paper, a ruler, a scissor, a ruler, and glue. Constructing the template can be your job while the kids only work giving the colorful pattern.
Create the paper plate with the butterfly wings look. To make it bold and steady, just double layered each wing. When it comes to stained-glass art, it needs to look constructed from small things to be art. Therefore, you have to create the pattern using the ruler and make it bold with a black marker.
After done with the template, it’s time for your kids to create the tissue paper cutouts. Make them have the cutouts randomly but it has to fit in the template. Not too big and not too small either.
Continue with sticking the cutouts into the butterfly template until all of the wings seem colorful. Remind them to not be crossing the black line. Use black paper tape as the outside frame to make it stand out. Lastly, let tour kids hang this art on the window and see how it can have colorful sparks.
Those are how you can make the kids construct the butterfly sun catcher. It’s pretty simple instead of using real glass.
The rainbow comes after the rain. This kind of natural phenomenon always impresses everyone who sees this. It consists of the colorful sight which forms the rainbow. The colorful rainbow suits the best for becoming a template to introduce kids to the color.
If you seek ideas for rainbow theme activities for your kids’ class, just check this out to get inspired!
Introduce the color through the rainbow template. As a starter, you need to introduce the color of the rainbow first. Start with mentioning the color from the outside to the inside layer. Continue with spelling the color’s name. You can include the rainbow template along with its color name to make them more engaged.
After the rainbow color stick to the kids, it’s time for coloring! Arrange the activity involving the blank rainbow template. For the first try, including the color name sounds good for the reminder. Then, you can include the template without the name color too in behind it.
It’s not complete without a crafting activity. Making the rainbow sun catcher will be a nice idea. Gather all the materials such as tissue paper in rainbow colors, clear paper in a rainbow shape, glue, and scissor.
If the use of scissors is too early for them, you can provide tissue paper cutouts. Then, let the kids stick the tissue paper into a rainbow template based on the color arrangement they learn before. What a nice activity to try!
Those are some tips you can apply to let the kids learn color through the rainbow template. All of the activities are suit for preschoolers or kindergarteners.
Instead of leaving your glassware clear only, you might come up with the artistic idea to touch up it. It’s not always hard to make your glass art. Check this out to get inspired about the ideas of glassware patterns you can DIY at home!
Turn your clear glassware into gorgeous with an ombre style. It no needs painting expert skill, all you need to do is scratch the brush in half the outside part. Use the stencil to create any pattern you think is difficult. The stencil will help you a lot in constructing complex patterns. Stick the stencil inside your glass and start drawing outside.
Making gold pattern in your glassware will add elegant looks. If you want to create organized details, better to use the stencil. It makes you have the same design every time you use to draw. Dip your glass in the paint can be beautiful too.
Choose the color as you wish and pour the liquid paint into the jar. Dip your glass in and let the painting dry. Polka dots can be a good choice too. Select the soft color to be patterned on your glass. Use the dots brush to scratch it.
Those are the ideas for transforming your glassware through DIY. Choose the one you find interesting and grab your things right away!