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Sticks and Stones Mosaic


Small stones and sticks
Paper plates
Glue (in small squeeze bottles)


1. Help the children write their names on the back of the plates.
2. Encourage the children to first use “glue dots” to create a pattern on the plate and then decorate
the plate with sticks and stones by pressing them into the glue dots.
3. Allow the creations plenty of time to dry.
More to do
More art: Put out a large piece of poster board. Invite a group of children to work together to create
a mosaic of sticks and stones on the poster board.
Field trip: Take a nature walk to collect sticks and stones.

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Art & Craft Activities for Children 3 to 6

The Arts: Visual Arts


Fine Motor




Individual Child

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