This educational idea is brought to you by Melissa & Doug, written by our Blog Ambassador Allison McDonald.
“Everyday play is what childhood should be about.” -Allison
You will need some good-quality paper or canvas, watercolors and water, painters tape, and markers or crayons.
STEP 1: Start by placing the tape: Taping two overlapping triangles to make your Star of David.
Step 3: Let dry for no more than a few hours, or the tape could be tricky to take off. Then . . .
Step 4: Add accents and contrast by outlining the star with a marker or crayon.
If your kids love this craft as much as we do, encourage them to make their own variations! They can use this technique to make holiday cards, gift tags, and even wrapping paper. (Just use extra-large paper, such as the Melissa & Doug Easel Pad.)
Allison McDonald is founder and editor of No Time For Flash Cards. She has been teaching children in various capacities since 1993, so she has done her share of crafts, songs and circle times! Her son’s birth brought her home, and her love of teaching and helping other parents sparked the idea for No Time for Flash Cards. Early-childhood education is her passion . . . her heart belongs to the little guys! Get to know Allie and see her creative kids’ crafts and educational activities on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.