20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids

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Paper collage is a technique where the artwork is created using bits & pieces of different textured & colored paper. These forms and shapes eventually create a whole image.

We love paper collages because most often than not, the materials are right at home and it’s really easy for young kids to follow. Presenting,

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids [ And more!! ]

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

 

 

A city by the river .. A paper collage idea for kids that teaches shapes. 

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

What a lovely way to explore three and four-sided shapes!

You could graph the different shapes everyone used after. We used simple geometrical shapes & a black paper to create a city by the river collage

 

 

Rainy Day Collage

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

Perfect for rainy days/autumn or to celebrate Umbrella Day.An easy craft that your little ones will love for any drizzly day! .. make this uber cute craft to keep your kids busy indoors while it rains.

 

 

A winter scape collage using crepe paper & foam

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

Mixed media collage using Crepe paper & some Okra print snow added for effects.Love this winter scene for a school bulletin board! Have each class make one or just students making their own in the class. So adorable!

Life on the Farm – Thematic Collage for kids

Life on the Farm - Thematic Collage for kids - 20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

Farm Scene Craft Lesson – inspiration – we used corrugated paper and felt to add layers. For younger children then have them use

For younger children then have them use black marker to draw fence, windows and decorative elements. or you could use paper stickers to complete the picture collage

Little Red Hen Collage – Wall art

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

Children love the story of The Little Red Hen! Use this adaptation of the classic tale to teach retelling and sequencing a story with the student collage book.

Use matchsticks, pompoms, foam circles, chenille sticks, and paper to create this fun collage.

Giraffes Can’t Dance – Dancing Giraffe paper collage 

Giraffes Can't Dance paper collage - 20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

The bestselling Giraffes Can’t Dance now as a Dancing Giraffe Wall Art for your child’s room.

Includes free printable craft with quote “We can all dance when we find music that we love”.by Giles Andreae

 

Paint Swatch Pointillism

Pointillism for Kids Art Project Using Paint Swatches from Lalymom

Idea via lalymom

 

 

Pizza collage idea

Set up your play food counter with a kiddie favorite - pizza, and make it super realistic with this incredibly detailed Paper Pizza Craft for Kids!!

 

Jerusalem – Tissue paper collage via @http://www.creativejewishmom.com

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Self Portrait Collage

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Children can make their self-portrait by putting different pieces of papers together. This collage activity is really fun because they can look at the mirror and actually make their own face.

We can see how children are viewing their faces. I think this activity is good for them to just explore and work with different types of papers and materials and turn it into an art piece.

Diwali Paper Collage

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We made this gorgeous card last year using paper scraps that we had at home. It’s a super easy  Diwali card making idea for kids to make.

 

Tissue Paper Monet Poppy Collages from Meaningful Mama

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Make a family tree collage  –

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

Because Every Picture Has a Story to Tell.   Family Tree making is so much fun & informative too. Family tree for wall decor is a great way to personalize your house and make it a home!

 

Turkey Craft

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Paper Plate Thanksgiving Turkey craft with Tissue Paper is a fun craft to make for Thanksgiving.

 

 

 Combine printing & Tissue paper collage. Idea via http://www.artforsmallhands.com

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

 

 

Paper collages for small kids idea via colorsofmyday

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  Go green with paper collage bag .. 

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

Paper bag decorated using rolled up crepe paper
 

Painted paper Collage – let’s go Sailing

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

Got scraps of magazine papers, make this lets go sailing  collage. With just some different textured and coloured papers, painted paper torn into strips, and a few sticky dots just look what can be created.

Rainbow fish Torn paper Collage Idea

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun

My daughter’s favorite activity as a  3 year old.. Tissue paper Collage – rainbow fish. Great activity that is geared towards younger students. Every student loves a fun activity that involves tearing paper & sticking. Rainbow fish craft with ocean background, part of ocean theme week at preschool

20+ Simple paper collage ideas for kids - A collection of craft ideas that kids can make at home. Frugal, Open-ended & a lot of fun
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