Tinkering with Flowers … and making a window flower collage
The kids and I were very excited to take part in this Creative Challenge set up by Tinkerlab.
We took participated in the last 2 Tinkerlab Challenges … the Paper Bag and the Egg Carton Creative Challenges. It’s a fun way to spark kids’ imagination … and also to see what other people come up with using the exact same material.
This challenge …
I love that the idea behind these challenges is that they are to be CHILD-centered. So, I usually start off with a basic idea and then set the kids up with the materials and they take it from there. We currently don’t have any blooming flowers in our yard, so I bought some fresh daisies at the store. Then, I took a large sheet of contact paper and taped it to our family room window … STICKY SIDE OUT. (I got this idea for a contact paper window collage from The Artful Parent)
I put out the flowers and some child-safe scissors (and some tape for reinforcement … and let them explore and create!
Now let’s see what our friends from the blogosphere came up with …
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This came out beautiful! And you know what a sucker I am for anything with the word “tinker” in it! We also used contact paper, probably originally inspired by The Artful Parent as well. I’m so glad you joined the challenge.