Click the to watch a Matisse Art Exhibit from children's perspective Try collage yourself! Collage is a simple activity that involves gluing items onto a sheet of paper or cardboard. You can use boxes, paper, straws, pompoms, yarn, string, sticks, etc. There are no rules, use what you have! You can even use markers, paint, crayons, etc. to add to your work. Use the materials that I gave you or some from your own home or both!
Making a collage helps students build fine motor skills. It's also a fun way to encourage student's awareness of color, size, patterning, and texture. It's also a wonderful way to encourage creativity.