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Newspaper Collage

Newspaper Collage
Messiness: Medium
Age Range: 3y - 9y
Estimated Time: <30 mins

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Stephanie Sims
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Sharks? Turtles? An octopus? What resides in your under-the-sea? We used newspaper magazines (with different shades of print) to make a super fun ocean scene.

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How We Did It

Newspaper Collage

Look for colored newsprint in your local newspaper magazines... ours had a surprising amount of color variety!

Newspaper Collage

The first thing she did was to color a few waves onto a blue piece of paper. Then she needed a boat. (Fold a paper in half, fold down the two corners from the folded side, and turn up the edges.)

Newspaper Collage
While we were looking for colored print,
Newspaper Collage
Madeleine found a zombie. Gasp! "Oh!! Can I use this zombie as my fisherman?!?" Great fun and uproariously funny, those zombies. Had we not found such a treasure, we were going to just draw and cut out a person's shape in the newsprint.
Newspaper Collage
She cut out a fishing pole and string, and sharks and fish...
Newspaper Collage

...sometimes drawing them with crayon, first. Everything was glued just so,

Newspaper Collage
and it's finished. What squirmy creatures are hiding under your boat?

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