Torn paper strip sticky collage

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Before sharing this simple torn paper strip sticky collage with the children, I told them that we needed to work on building stronger hands and fingers and one of the best ways to do that, is by tearing up some paper…

Torn paper strip sticky collage by Teach Preschool

To prepare for our paper strip sticky collage, Mrs. Courtney put three strips of clear packing tape (sticky side up) across a tray for each child.  She tucked each end of the tape under and stuck it to the sides of the trays to hold the tape in place on the trays …

Torn paper strip sticky collage by Teach Preschool

I happened to have some left-over torn paper so we set that paper out in baskets and added more as needed.  To exercise our fingers and hands, the children tore the pieces of paper into smaller pieces and stuck them to their pieces of tape…

Torn paper strip sticky collage by Teach Preschool

I showed the children how all of the tape had to be covered until there was no sticky left showing so that their tape wouldn’t get all stuck together when we hung it in our window….

Torn paper strip sticky collage by Teach Preschool

The children worked with their hands and fingers to tear the paper and stick it on their tape. Covering all the tape was a big challenge but my students were up for the challenge…

Torn paper strip sticky collage by Teach Preschool

The children stayed with it until all the tape was covered by paper. As the children worked on their collages, I heard a few of my students talking about how big their muscles were getting!…

Torn paper strip sticky collage by Teach Preschool

Once the children had all three strips of tape covered with their torn pieces of paper, then Mrs. Courtney and I helped them remove the strips of tape from the trays…

Torn paper strip sticky collage by Teach Preschool

We stuck the ends of the three strips of tape together to create one long torn paper strip collage for each child and added a ribbon to the top so the children could hang their collages up when they took them home…

Torn paper strip sticky collage by Teach Preschool

But for now, our sticky paper collages are hanging in our classroom windows and making our classroom simply beautiful!

Torn paper strip sticky collage by Teach Preschool

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Deborah J Stewart

Deborah J Stewart

Every time I think I know everything I need to know about teaching young children, God says, "Hold on a minute!" and gives me a new challenge.

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With each new challenge that you overcome, you will find yourself better equipped and more passionate about teaching young children.

God didn't call wimps to lead, teach, or care for His children. Nope, he has high expectations, so get ready. You will have to give your very best but after teaching for over 30 years, I can tell you that it is a wonderful and rewarding journey.

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