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Tissue Paper Mosaic Easter Eggs

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Preschoolers will have an egg-cellent time creating their own mosaic Easter eggs from balled up tissue paper! This activity from the GIANT Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for 3-Year-Olds is a great way to get little ones using their creativity and fine-motor skills. 


  • Tagboard
  • Scissors
  • Glue sticks or paste
  • Scraps of colored tissue paper

What To Do

  1. Cut tagboard into egg shapes and give one to each child.
  2. Ask the children to apply glue to an area of the egg. Then demonstrate how to squeeze a piece of tissue to make a ball.
  3. Ask them to place the paper ball in the sticky glue surface.
  4. Encourage the children to continue to fill in the area until they are satisfied with their design.

More to do

  • Language: Help develop vocabulary by using the words mosaic, tissue paper, sticky, and design.

Book: GIANT Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for 3-Year-Olds
Center: Art
Topic: Holidays
Content: The Arts: Visual Arts
Area: Fine Motor
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Large Group

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