What more can we say- what fun! Materials Yarn (Depending on the age of your child(ren)/student(s) you may want to pre-cut lengths) Contact paper (we went with black for the base and if you like you can overlay the top with clear. You can buy this at hardware stores, dollar stores etc. often under “cupboard liner”) Scissors Tape Directions Roll and cut your piece contact paper. (You may need to roll it the opposite way as well so it lies flat.) Peel off the backing and tape it down to your workspace with the sticky side is up. You may want to do this ahead of time as it can be a bit tricky. This way you can set it up as an invitation to create. Our son then cut lengths of the yarn colours that he wanted to use and made a portrait. Once you lay it down, gently compress the yarn with one finger pad to assure contact at all the spots. If you want to hang your drawing, put a sheet of clear contact paper over top of it, so that both sticky sides are together and then rub around the yarn to assure contact and squeeze out any bubbles. Here are a few other creations that emerged: (Map of the Island Grandma & Grandpa live on) (Toddler Version) Purpose Developing scissor skills. Estimating lengths needed. Manipulating the yarn as you lay it into place. Safety Notes Use scissors with care and adult supervision. Cord, yarn etc. can be a strangulation hazard, therefore be sure to use with direct supervision and for its intended purpose. Please like & share: Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.