INSIDE: Letter A for apple sticky wall craft is a fun and easy sticky wall activity for toddlers and preschoolers and a great way to practice letter recognition.
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Putting Up Your Letter A Sticky Wall Craft
Contact paper has one side that is very very sticky, so unrolling it and taping it to a wall can be a little tricky. Here’s how I do it:
Stick the sticky wall up on the wall using small rolled up pieces of tape in the four corners. Make sure the paper backing side is facing out.
Peel the paper backing off to expose one small corner of the sticky paper. Continue peeling the paper backing off until one side is exposed. Tape that side down fully using Painter’s tape. This will ensure that it doesn’t fall down as your child is playing.
Slowing peel back the remaining paper backing and tape down the other side.
Step 4 (optional)
Remove the small rolled up pieces of tape from underneath the sticky wall. These rolled up pieces were just there to help you get the sticky wall set up and can be removed once your sticky wall fully up. But if you don’t mind them there you don’t have to remove them.
Making the Letter A for Apple Sticky Wall
Grab your black sharpie and write a large uppercase and lowercase A.
Cut red and green tissue paper into squares and place them into bowl. Cut out a large stem out of the brown construction paper, a large leaf out of the green construction paper and four apples seeds out of black construction paper.
Invite your little one to decorate the letters. They can either do each letter in a different colour or combine the colors! When they are done let them add the brown stem and green leaf.
How to Play
This is a great activity to really talk about the letter A and the sound it makes. Ask your child to think of other words that start with A. Review other words that start with the letter A.
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- Brown, green, black construction paper
- Contact paper
- Painters tape
- green and red tissue paper
This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.