Egg Shell Collage
by Ow Yang Jing Yi
Using cracked egg shells and some food colouring, children can create their own collage.
Skill Level: Easy
Suitable For: 3 - 4 years old
Estimated Time: > 30 mins
Physical - Eye-hand coordination (stirring, scooping, pasting)
Intellectual - Observing, predicting
Emotional - Confidence
Social - Sharing artwork with family and friends
Introduce the materials to the children and let them examine the egg shells. Prepare some water in the plastic cups and drop in the food colouring with the straws.
On the next day, let the children observe the differences in the egg shells
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.
Various Food Colouring
Empty Plastic Cups
Cleaned Egg Shells
Put the egg shells into the food colouring cups. Leave them to soak overnight.
Ask the children to crack the egg shells using their hands.