Contact Paper Craft

I have been trying to do a craft type thing every Saturday with the kids. Last Saturday, we made art with contact paper. We started by dyeing some coffee filters with leftover Easter egg dye. The plan was to let those dry and then put them in the contact paper and cut them out. Well, they were taking too long to dry so we used whatever papers, drawing the kids wanted. I have learned it is not about the product they produce, but about the process of spending time together doing something. Jared and Beka just put their artwork on the contact paper and then folded it over. With the coffee filters it would have made a suncatcher type thing. With the other artwork, it just looked cool. So Jared made a dinosaur and Beka made a puppy and abstract art. We had a blast doing it too.

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