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Cinnamon Drawing

Cut sandpaper into Christmas shapes and your toddler can color them with cinnamon sticks.
Cinnamon Stick Drawing Activity for Kids
By: Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book

Cinnamon Drawing


  • Sandpaper
  • Scissors
  • Cinnamon sticks


  1. Cut the sandpaper into a holiday shape such as a star, Christmas tree, or gingerbread man.
  2. Show your child how to rub the cinnamon stick on the sandpaper to make both a nice design and a pleasing fragrance.
  3. If you like, punch a hole at the top of the sandpaper and string yarn through it to make a Christmas tree decoration.

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