Egg Shell Collage

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Eye-hand coordination (stirring, scooping, pasting)
  • Intellectual - Observing, predicting
  • Emotional - Confidence
  • Social - Sharing artwork with family and friends
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Using cracked egg shells and some food colouring, children can create their own collage.
Skill Level
Easy
Suitable for
3-4 years old
Estimated time
> 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • White Glue
  • Various Food Colouring
  • Empty Plastic Cups
  • Cleaned Egg Shells
  • Straws
  • Coloured Paper

Step 1

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Gather the materials. Introduce the materials to the children and let them examine the egg shells.

Step 2

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Prepare some water in the plastic cups and drop in the food colouring with the straws.

Step 3

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Put the egg shells into the food colouring cups. Leave them to soak overnight.

Step 4

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On the next day, let the children observe the differences in the egg shells.

Step 5

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Ask the children to crack the egg shells using their hands.

Step 6

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Let the children draw on the coloured paper with the white glue and arrange the different coloured egg shells on the cardboard as a collage.

Ask the Kids

What comes first, the chicken or the egg?

“What did we do to have the coloured egg shells?

“What other types of eggs are there?

Do you like eggs?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below