Fall Leaf Sticky Window Activity

Fall Leaf Sticky Window Activity (with a substitute for contact paper) – Happy Hooligans

We’re all about fall leaf actions nowadays, and we’ve been having fun making vibrant window artwork.

This sticky window exercise is one in every of my favorite window artwork actions to do with toddlers and preschoolers.

Traditionally, it’s completed with contact paper and tissue paper shapes. You stick the contact paper up on the window, and the children have enjoyable sticking the entire tissue shapes to it.

See our Valentine’s Sticky Window right here.

Sadly, we don’t do that exercise as usually as I’d like as a result of we don’t at all times have contact paper available.

Last week, nevertheless, I got here up with another for the contact paper, so now we will do the exercise at any time when we like!

What’s the choice, you ask?

packing tape sticky canvas on window

Packing Tape to the rescue!

Packing tape! You know the clear tape that you simply seal a cardboard field with? It works completely!

I used a number of strips of it (see above photograph) to make a “canvas”. It was straightforward to do. You simply want a “frame” of kinds to construct your canvas on. I used a wood tray with raised sides, however you can even use a cardboard field. For the sake of the tutorial under, I’m going to imagine you’re utilizing a field.

Let me let you know what you want for the entire exercise, after which I’ll let you know find out how to make your sticky canvas out of the tape.

Fall Leaf Sticky Window Instructions:

tissue paper, leaf cookie cutters, scissors


bowl of tissue paper leaves

The Leaves:

First, utilizing both your cookie cutters or our leaf shapes printable, hint and minimize out your leaves.

You can fold fairly a couple of layers of tissue paper collectively to chop out a number of leaves at a time.

Note: If you’re utilizing contact paper, you’ll be able to go forward and tape it to your window and begin sticking! If you’re utilizing duct tape, learn on…

How to Make your Packing Tape Canvas:

  1. Set a cardboard field upright with the open aspect going through up.
  2. Stretch a strip of packing tape from one aspect of the field to the other aspect.
  3. Repeat with one other strip, barely overlapping the primary strip of tape.
  4. Repeat with as many strips as it is advisable to get the specified dimension of canvas.
  5. To take away canvas from the field, stretch a brand new piece of tape down all sides of the ends which are caught to the cardboard field to safe them collectively.
  6. Now elevate the entire thing away from the field.

Let the enjoyable start!

Attach your sticky canvas to the window with some common tape, and have enjoyable sticking all of these vibrant leaves on it.

Attach your sticky canvas to the window with some common tape, and have enjoyable sticking all of these vibrant leaves on it.

vertical tissue paper leaves sticky activity

I hope your youngsters have as a lot enjoyable with this exercise as my hooligans do!

You can also like:

  • Fall Leaf Silhouette Window Art
  • Fall Leaf Sun Catchers
  • Tissue Paper Fall Wreath

Originally published by happyhooligans.ca