Are you looking for a super easy crafting project for your kids to do? These 20+ sun catcher crafts preschoolers can do are super cute and a fun addition to your preschool lesson plans and activities. They are great for brightening up your windows all throughout the year!
Sun Catcher Crafts For Kids
We have made many suncatcher crafts over the years with my preschool-aged children. It is always enjoyable to see their beautiful creations catching the sunlight coming through the windows.
Not only are they beautiful pieces of art but they are also great at building hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and attention to detail. Plus, they also build patience as it often turns into process art! Most importantly, these suncatcher crafts are great to give as gifts. Homemade preschool art is a thing of beauty.
So head to the craft store or grab some materials online and make a tissue paper suncatcher. Check out the bead suncatcher idea and become an artful parent or a super teacher!
FAQs About Sun Catcher Crafts
There are several different methods of making suncatchers that preschoolers can do. The easiest method is using tissue paper (see below).
Other ways to create sun-catchers include: melting plastic beads, melting crayon shavings in wax paper, sticking flowers to contact paper, using markers or watercolor paints on paper towels or coffee filters, gluing colorful glass beads to plastic, black glue and permanent markers, and dyed pasta and glue. As you can see there are so many options!
Making tissue paper suncatchers craft with tissue paper is very easy for preschoolers. All you need is some colorful tissue paper cut or torn into little pieces. Then kids can stick the pieces onto the sticky side contact paper. It can be that simple or add a construction paper frame.
Making suncatcher crafts is a great fine motor activity for preschoolers. It involves cutting or tearing colored tissue paper into small squares which is a good way to develop fine motor strength and coordination. Placing the pieces onto contact paper or gluing them with mod podge is an excellent activity to develop pincher grasp skills.
Tissue Paper Sun Catcher Crafts
These sun catcher crafts for kids are made with tissue paper. Using tissue paper is a great way to incorporate some fine motor skills practice.
Unique Sun Catcher Crafts for Kids
These unique sun catcher crafts are so fun for kids to make and use materials other than tissue paper!
Materials Needed for Making Sun Catcher Crafts
These stained glass craft ideas for kids are easy enough for toddlers to make and will brighten up your windows all year long!