INSIDE: Create this adorable penguin sticky wall craft this winter with your kids! It’s a fun and easy sticky wall activity for toddlers and preschoolers and a great way fine and gross motor activity.
Putting Up Your Penguin 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 Penguin Sticky Wall Craft
Grab your black sharpie and write the outline of a penguin. See drawing below.
Cut black coloured tissue paper into squares and place them into a bowl. Next, cut out a penguin peak and webbed feet from orange foam sheet or construction paper. Cut out two black circles from construction paper and glue them to two cotton pads. These will be the eyes of the penguin.
Invite your little one to stick the eyes, beak and feet up on the penguin. Then use cotton balls to turn the belly of the penguin white.
Take the black tissue paper and invite your little one to decorate the outside part of the penguin’s body.
Supplies for Penguin Sticky Wall Craft for Kids
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- Black tissue tissue paper
- Contact paper
- Black and orange construction paper
- Painters tape
- Cotton pads
- Cotton balls
Age Suitability for Penguin Sticky Wall Craft for Kids
This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.
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