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Flexible "Glass" Sculpture

Flexible
Messiness: Low
Age Range: 2y - 9y
Estimated Time: <30 mins

Activity Designer

Kathy Zagorski
75 Projects
We recently took a trip to a glass blowing store and my daughter watched the glass blowers twist and move the glass into all sorts of cool things. I wanted to duplicate this experience for her at home with her own flexible "glass" sculpture.

How We Did It

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Begin by laying down some thin-gauge flexible wire on a square of clear contact paper. You can find wire at your local craft or floral store.
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Next, lay out some tissue papers scraps or squares. My daughter delighted in pressing down each piece of tissue paper to make her sculpture.
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When my daughter was happy with her handiwork, I trimmed the contact paper around the wire, being sure to leave a little overlap.
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My daughter had fun bending and twisting her pretend glass sculpture around like the glass blowers did. The wire makes it flexible and bendable!
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We even tried shining a flashlight through it to make it look bright and hot like at the glass blower! Have fun creating!

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