Egg Shell Collage

by Ow Yang Jing Yi  

Learning Framework?

  • Physical

  • Intellectual

  • Emotional

  • Social

WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Eye-hand coordination (stirring, scooping, pasting)

  • Intellectual - Observing, predicting

  • Emotional - Confidence

  • Social - Sharing artwork with family and friends

SKILL LEVEL:

Easy

SUITABLE FOR:

3-4 years old

ESTIMATED TIME:

> 30 mins

ENVIRONMENT:

Indoors

What You Will Need

  • White Glue

  • Various Food Colouring

  • Empty Plastic Cups

  • Cleaned Egg Shells

  • Straws

  • Coloured Paper

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Using cracked egg shells and some food colouring, children can create their own collage.

Step 1

Gather the materials. Introduce the materials to the children and let them examine the egg shells.

Step 2

Prepare some water in the plastic cups and drop in the food colouring with the straws.

Step 3

Put the egg shells into the food colouring cups. Leave them to soak overnight.

Step 4

On the next day, let the children observe the differences in the egg shells

Step 5

Ask the children to crack the egg shells using their hands.

Step 6

Let the children draw on the coloured paper with the white glue and arrange the different coloured egg shells on the cardboard as a collage.

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