Saturday, March 28, 2015

Easy Suncatchers: with Punch & Origami Papers

The best thing about being 3 years old is that they find every new little thing so fascinating. You can just bribe him with a glue of a new color or a new set of markers instead of chocolates (chocolates are the ultimate bribe, when nothing else works!). One day he noticed my punch. "My teacher also has a punch! wow!" So I gave it to him with some origami paper. 

The Practical Mom: Easy Suncatchers with Punch & Origami Papers

He punched and punched till eternity. I held the paper though as he still couldn't coordinate holding paper in the exact position AND punch. may be he will. soon. 

Easy Suncatchers: with Punch & Origami Papers

He squeezed glue (I hope he NEVER gets bored of squeezing glue!) and sprinkled the 'dots' we got from the punch over it. 

Easy Suncatchers: with Punch & Origami Papers

Then I cut up hearts and did the same. Then taped it to the window glass to be greeted next morning with beautiful sunlight shining through!

Easy Suncatchers: with Punch & Origami Papers

Looking for more Fine Motor Skill Practice for little ones?

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  1. Oh, these are so cool! My daughter LOVES the hole puncher. I will need to do this one with her. Thanks!

  2. This is something my 2 and 5 year old girls would love to do. Thanks for sharing.
    Have a great rest of the week.

    1. oh yes, your 5 year old may be able to do it all by herself! I had to hold the paper while he punched.

  3. Wow! These add a lot of color to the windows! Thanks for linking up at the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop! We hope you join us again next week!

  4. What a fun craft for kids. Punches and glue, what's not to love? lol! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  5. What a fun activity! My kids always loved any activity that included a hole punch - still do!

  6. It can not be underestimated how fascinating things that hole punches are to preschoolers! lol! Thanks for sharing at the #ThoughtfulSpot!

  7. That's really so cute and I can just imagine him punching away to glory :)

    Have a great day ahead!

    Greetings from Dubai!!

  8. Cute project! My son, who always got carried away with it, always love using a hole punch in his projects! Great craft for the kiddos! Pinning and I'll be featuring this post at the next Snickerdoodle Sunday party! Thanks for taking the time to stop by and link up your awesome projects! Have a great week!