INSIDE: Polar Bear Sticky Wall Craft is a cute and easy sticky wall activity for kids to create this winter! Make a fluffy polar bear in this fun and easy fine and gross motor activity for kids. It’s a great activity to set up when the weather outside makes it too cold to play!
Putting Up Your Polar Bear 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.
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Polar Bear Sticky Wall Craft
Draw the outline of a polar bear on the contact paper similar to the picture below.
Grab your egg carton and cut out a single section. Turn it over and paint it with some white paint. Set it aside to dry. This will be your polar bear’s nose.
Once dry, cut out a black circle the same size as the bottom of the egg carton and glue it on.
Next, stick the egg carton nose up on your contact paper.
Next, cut two small black circles and glue them to two cotton pads. Sticky them up on the contact paper. Finally, take some black yarn and create the mouth of the polar bear just below the nose.
Cut out two ears from white construction paper. Cut out two small inner ears from the black construction paper. Glue the inner ears to the white ears. Stick these on to the head of the polar bear.
Time for the Cotton Ball fur
Now it’s time to add the fur of the polar bear. Grab some cotton balls and use the fuzz to give the polar bear some white fur. Stick them all over the polar bear head and body.
Finally, decorate the background with snowflakes!
Supplies for Polar Bear Sticky Wall Craft
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- Single section of an egg carton
- Washable white paint and brush
- Cotton balls
- Cotton pads
- Black yarn
- Black construction paper
- Contact paper
- Masking tape
- White construction paper
Age Suitability for Polar Bear Sticky Wall Craft
This activity is good for kids 2.5 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7.5 year old.
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