This simple paper sculpture project I tried out goes in the “keeper” file. It was fun, easy and good fine motor skill practice.
I challenged kinders to make curly, zig-zag and curvy lines, and then whatever else they could think of.
• White card stock paper, letter size
• Leftover colored paper
• Clear tape
• Paper cutter
PREP: Cut cardstock into squares, fold up edges on each, cut slits and tape or glue in place to make a box for each student. Use a paper cutter to make lots of thin strips from leftover colored paper.
- Students make fan folds for zig-zag lines, and wrap pencils for swirls.
- The ends of each strip are folded to make “feet” to glue down with a glue stick.
- Repeat with strips that go over and under each other until there is no more room for more.