Create an adorable Santa Claus sticky wall using contact paper and cotton balls! It is a fabulous idea for a fun toddler or preschooler play date activity during the holidays!
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How to Set Up Santa Sticky Wall
Grab your red foam sheets and scissors. Cut a large triangle hat for Santa. Glue a cotton ball to the top. Also cut a large red circle for Santa’s nose.
Cut a large square from your roll of contact paper. On the back draw a large round circle for Santa’s face. Tape your contact paper up on the wall with the sticky side facing out.
Grab your cotton balls, large googley eyes, Santa hat and nose.
Next, I invited my twin toddlers to build a Santa Claus! First, they put up his hat, nose and eyes, then they started to create his beard using cotton balls.
To create the beard, your toddler can either dab the cotton balls on the contact paper or they can stick the entire cotton ball on the wall.
My twins absolutely loved this!
This is something that would make a great play date activity during the Holiday Season for toddlers or preschoolers.
TIP…When they were done, I removed the bigger cotton balls and saved them for the next activity!
Skill Development Opportunities
This activity is great for Colour Recognition, Language and Vocabulary Development, Hand-Eye Coordination, Fine Motor Skills, Problem Solving, Emotional Development, Trial & Error, Visual Perception, Cognitive Development, Imaginative and Sensory Play.
My twin toddlers were 21 months old at the time of this activity. This activity is ideal for 18 month old toddlers to 4 year old preschoolers.
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- Con-Tact Paper
- Red Construction Paper or Foam Sheet
- Masking Tape
- Colourful IKEA Bowls
- Cotton Balls
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