Preschool Shadows Arts and Crafts



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Shadow Image
Submitted by Julie
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Markers/Crayons
  • Scissors
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Have your children draw themselves or another image on a piece of white paper. Then have them put a piece of black paper behind it and cut out their drawing. Then have them paste the white piece on a separate piece of paper and dray a sun. Finally, they can use the black piece to make a shadow on the paper. These are really cute art projects and teach your children about shadows.
Idea:
Create a silhouette of your children by turning out the lights and having each child sit in front of a projector. Trace their face on a piece of white paper. Cut out and paste on black paper.
Submitted by Connie
Shadow Puppets
Submitted by Beverly
What You Need:
  • Poster Board
  • Markers
  • Popsicle Sticks
What You Do:
  • Have your children draw objects on poster board. Then have them cut out the objects and attach them to Popsicle sticks. They can then put these in front of a flashlight and see the shadows created from their shadow puppets.
Silhouette Collage
Submitted by Danielle
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Magazines
  • Scissors
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Create a silhouette of your children by turning out the lights and having each child sit in front of a projector. Trace their face on a piece of white paper. Then have your children use magazines to find items that match their personalities. Have them cut these out and paste these on their paper and create a personality silhouette.
"The Shape of Me and Other Stuff" Shadow image
Submitted by April
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Markers/Crayons
  • Scissors
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Have your children draw themselves or another image on a piece of white paper. Then have them put a piece of black paper behind it and cut out their drawing. Then have them paste the white piece on a separate piece of paper and dray a sun. Finally, they can use the black piece to make a shadow on the paper. These are really cute art projects and teach your children about the shape of them
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