Mini Monets and Mommies: Kids' Craft Sand and Tape Art Activity

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Kids' Craft Sand and Tape Art Activity

Craft sand. It’s beachy, artsy and fun for kids! That said, it’s also messy. Just like glitter, colorful sand will get everywhere from your child’s ponytail to the little crevice between the floorboard and the wall. But, this shouldn’t stop you from trying out a sand-filled art activity!
Crafts for kids

Typically when I craft with the sandy stuff, I use school glue. The kids can draw patterns with it or paint a wash over a larger area, sprinkle the sand on top, shake off the excess and they’ve got a magically textured piece of sand art. Sounds simple. It is. But, if you want to simplify it even more, take out the glue and swap in the double-sided tape!

When your child is done creating her artwork, take some time to explore the sand through the sense of touch. Ask her how the art feels on her hands or simply sift through the excess grains that she’ll shake off of the paper.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

·        Double-sided tape

·        Craft sand – Choose a few different colors.

·        Paper

Here’s What to Do:

1.     Stick the tape onto the paper. Your child can create a rainbow of lines, make letters or create an abstract pattern.
Double-sided tape

2.     Pour the sand over the tape.
Kids' crafts

3.     Shake the excess off onto another piece of paper or into a bag. Tie the bag and use the sand later on.
Children's art
Kids' activity

Your child can also mix a few different hues to make a multi-colored piece of tape. If she doesn’t like the texture of the sand (the result is rough) or you don’t have any on hand, you can also use glitter and double-sided tape.

Your child doesn’t have to stick to the paper (and yes, the pun was intended). She can use the tape and craft sand technique on wood, felt, foam or any other surface.

Are you looking for more creative kids’ crafts? Follow my Pinterest board for ideas!

Follow Mini Monets and Mommies's board Creative Kids Crafts on Pinterest.


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