Home Sweet Home

Smith, Robin
November 2003
Scholastic Parent & Child;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p85
The article provides tips for the activity of making a paper collage house for the whole family, to develop creativity ability in children in the age group of five and six years. Materials required for the activity include sheets of colored construction paper, markers, crayons, child safety scissors, glue and craft materials. The parents should invite their child to think about his home. He should be asked to draw figures of family members, including pets. On another sheet, he should draw the home. The parents can then cut flaps to create open windows and doors. This activity encourages an understanding of different types of dwellings.


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