A simple apple themed fine motor activity combines construction paper and contact paper to create a fun apple craft. This activity for preschoolers is perfect for fall, back to school, or teacher appreciation.
Apple Themed Construction Paper Craft
We love this sun catcher style craft. It is so great for building fine motor skills and something you can hang in your window and enjoy! You can make butterflies in the spring or even turkeys in the fall! This craft has endless possibilities.
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- Construction Paper. Red and Green.
- Hole punches. I used 2 different sizes.
- Contact Paper.
- Colored Markers.
- Glue Stick.
How to create Fall Suncatchers
Check out the whole process in this quick video or see step by step directions below.
Start by punching holes out of your red and green paper. You can use different sizes, but a standard hole punch will also work.Take a piece of contact paper and draw a red circle and a green circle on the clear side. The red one will be about the size of your apple, the green should be smaller. You will cut the apple out of the red circle and the stem out of the green circle. This gives your child somewhere to aim with their dots.
Peel back the paper and tape, sticky side up, on your workspace. Now fill the circles with dots. Have them match the dots with the correct colored circle. Going over the edges is fine.When they are finished take the second piece of contact paper, peel off the back, and place it sticky side down on your circles.
If they are old enough they can cut out the red circles. Add a small indent in the top of the circle to create an apple.
Next, create a leaf and stem out of the green. Use your glue stick to assemble and you’re done!These turn out so neat. The light comes right through them!Hang them in a window or place in a card to your favorite teacher!