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Sticky Mural for kids

Sticky Mural is an easy & fun activity which i found in Pinterest. Murals are a great way of learning. Kids learn so much with this simple activity – color recognition, shape recognition, develop fine motor skills, feeling & exploring different textures. This activity is perfect for Toddlers & Preschoolers and they will love to do it over and over again.😀 If your LOs are still in the stage where everything goes on the mouth, this may not suit them. 

What you need

  • Contact paper
  • Painters Tape
  • Random art supplies – What we used – Pompom, straw, feather, pipecleaner, felt pieces, you could also use – foam pieces, ribbons, lace, buttons, cotton balls – Just anything really

    How to

    • Tape the contact paper sticky side out onto any surface – Window, Wall, Door, Table.
    • Give your kids any or all of the art supplies mentioned. 
    • Let them stick it onto the contact paper and explore.

    I planned this activity for Miss D(23 months). But to my surprise Miss A(3 yrs) loved it too. They both enjoyed sticking & peeling different art supplies provided to them. Felt leaves were Miss As favourite. Miss D loved straws & felt leaves. They both didn’t really care about the other items. 😜 Miss D liked to stick her hand onto it. I could say she was trying to explore the new sticky feeling. Miss A was arranging the felt leaves in different patterns. They both tried to color sort – all orange or all red, then group sorting – only feathers, only felt leaves.. Its great to see how they learn while having fun.😀I left the contact paper on our patio door for a couple of days. They kept going to it every now and then. Its really interesting how such simple activities keeps kids occupied for a long time. I did not have painters tape so used regular elmers clear tape to stick it to my patio door. Next time im getting the painters tape, so we could do a large area on the wall. 👍

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    Author:

    Hi!! Im Lavanya, stay at home mom of 3 & 2 yr old girls.. My LOs are very active and they need various activities to keep them busy and interested. A monotonous play bores them easily.. Hence, I've started to explore & create activities to keep them occupied - fun & some learning.. This blog is my maiden attempt where you can find simple crafts and learning activities for kids. If you like my page share it with your friends. Also tell me what you think in the comments. 😀 Thanks for stopping by!!

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