Construction Paper Crafts for Kids ~ Sun Faded Art


Create unique mother’s day cards with sun faded art.  These construction paper crafts are faded in the sun to reveal a fun message for mom.Create unique mother's day cards with sun faded art. These construction paper crafts are faded in the sun to reveal a fun message for mom.Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.  Thank you for supporting Twitchetts!

We have had our fine motor butterflies hanging in the window for quite some time now. I took it off to do some cleaning and realized the window side of the spots had faded quite a bit. Which gave me an idea.  Sun Faded Art.

Supplies for your sun faded art:Create an unforgettable Father's Day Book with this printable card for dads. A great DIY gift for dads that your kids can personalize!

  • Construction Paper. Darker colors work better fro this project, but you can experiment with any color you want!
  • Printable Template. Printed on cardstock.
  • Glue Stick.
  • Scissors.
  • Painters Tape.

 

See how easy this fun Mother’s Day Card is below in this quick DIY video!


How to make construction paper crafts that have been faded in the sun:

Let your little one have some scissor practice and cut the construction paper into strips and pieces. Any shape will do! Then have them glue the pieces down onto another piece of paper.Create unique mother's day cards with sun faded art. These construction paper crafts are faded in the sun to reveal a fun message for mom. Next, cut out your letters and as many hearts as you would like from our free printable template.Create unique mother's day cards with sun faded art. These construction paper crafts are faded in the sun to reveal a fun message for mom. Using painters tape, attach the shapes onto your construction paper. Make sure to get them as flat as possible. Create unique mother's day cards with sun faded art. These construction paper crafts are faded in the sun to reveal a fun message for mom.Then take your picture outside and lay it in the sun!  If you need to attach it to something so it doesn’t blow away make sure to use painters tape. This way you can remove it without ruining your project.Create unique mother's day cards with sun faded art. These construction paper crafts are faded in the sun to reveal a fun message for mom.On a bright and sunny day, it will only take a couple of hours to fade the paper. If it is overcast, it can take a bit longer. Just peek at it from time to time to make sure it’s not lying in the shade. Once it is finished, carefully remove your hearts and letters to reveal your sun faded art! Create unique mother's day cards with sun faded art. These construction paper crafts are faded in the sun to reveal a fun message for mom.You can do these over and over with different designs and colors!

Create unique mother's day cards with sun faded art. These construction paper crafts are faded in the sun to reveal a fun message for mom.

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Create unique mother's day cards with sun faded art. These construction paper crafts are faded in the sun to reveal a fun message for mom.

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