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Tissue Paper Pictures

by TL
(Radcliff, KY USA)

Tissue Paper Art Activity

Tissue Paper Art Activity

I bought all different colors of tissue paper and cut it into 1 inch x 1 inch squares. I gave the kids construction paper to use as the background and had them wrap a tissue square around the eraser end of a pencil and dip it in school glue. Then they placed the tissue onto the construction paper.


They used their imaginations and all of the colors to make their own pictures. One made a flower, another made a colorful cat.

The kids love this project because it's very easy but it's also creative and the end result looks good no matter the child's skill level.

I would say this activity is for ages 6 and up, as long as they can be trusted with a pencil and glue. Supervision may be required but you can join in, it's fun for adults too!

The preparation isn't too bad if you have a paper cutter to make the tissue paper squares. The cleanup is OK too. I would just put something down to cover any surface that you don't want glue on.

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