Egg Carton Tulips

by Lim Jenny

WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Eye-hand coordination, muscle control (manipulation of painting tools).

  • Intellectual - Colour concept, problem solving.

  • Emotional - Independence, aesthetic appreciation.

  • Social - Sharing or giving as gifts to friends and family.

Learning Framework?

  • Physical

  • Intellectual

  • Emotional

  • Social

SKILL LEVEL:

Intermediate

SUITABLE FOR:

4-5 years old

ESTIMATED TIME:

15 - 30 mins

ENVIRONMENT:

Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Egg Cartons or Egg Trays

  • Paint

  • Paintbrushes

  • Palettes

  • Table Mat or Newspaper

  • Scissors

  • Scotch Tape

  • Straws or Sticks

#Scienceofplay74

Instead of throwing away those egg cartons or egg trays, why not make it into something beautiful?

Step 1

Gather the materials.

Step 2

Parent will help cut the egg carton/tray into individual cups.

Step 3

Cover work area with newspaper or table mat.

Step 4

Allow the child to choose preferred colours to work with. Let the child paint the individual cups.

Step 5

Once dry, attach the straws or sticks to the base of the cups.

Step 6

Secure it with scotch tape. Viola! You’ve got a bunch of beautiful tulips!

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