Create glittering sand designs on construction paper with your child, and while away a rainy afternoon.
Activity for an individual child
Age group: 18-40 months
Duration of activity: 20 minutes
- Construction paper
- White craft glue
- 1/2 cup of sand
- 1 small spoon
- Glitter (optional)
This simple project is very easy and yet creates a beautiful result. Add some glitter to the sand for a special effect.
- Show your child how to squeeze the glue bottle to drizzle a design onto the paper. You may need to put your hand over his to guide him. Fine squiggly lines work better than big blobs.
- Have your child use the spoon to sprinkle sand all over the picture.
- Help your child tilt the paper over a garbage receptacle so that the excess sand falls off. Let the picture dry.