10 Easy Collage Making Ideas for Kids

COLLAGE MAKING IDEAS FOR KIDS

Which kid doesn’t love summer holidays? With no homework or school, your kids are going to use all their energy at home. Why not channelize this energy into something productive like crafts? Young minds love working on collages as it unleashes their creativity. This article will help you, moms, to make your kids do it, so scroll down to learn easy collage work for kids.



10 Creative Collage Art Ideas for Children

Creating a collage can be fun. It will not only keep your kid busy in lazy afternoons but also will help to develop his motor skills. Find out the easy and creative collage for kids. For making your kids work, the accessories are available at your home, therefore go ahead and expand creative skills of your kid.





1. Leaf Collage

Obviously, there are no real leaves used here, but your kids will have fun choosing tissue paper in the colours they think best and decorating their own tree with them. You can display your child’s tissue paper tree as the centrepiece for a fall family dinner.

Things Needed




  • Colourful tissue papers (red, orange, green, yellow)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Card paper

LEAF COLLAGE

How to do

  • Use scissors and cut the shape of a leaf from the card paper.
  • Crease the bits of colourful tissue paper up and paste them on the leaf.

2. Magazine Paper Collage

The idea here is to help kids put their imagination and complete the magazine image with the help of the sketch pens.





Things Needed

  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Card paper
  • sketch pens (different colours)
  • Magazine

MAGAZINE COLLAGE

How to do




  • Choose your magazine, cut the pictures from the magazine (full picture, half picture).
  • Glue the magazine images on the card paper and sketch the other part of the image with sketch pens.

3. Village/ City Paper Collage

Paper collage is very easy and simple way to make any collage, kids can even make there own face, can create flower vase, Diwali diyas etc. To encourage more creative ideas and make them feel proud, you can frame the collage and hang it in your kid’s room.

Things Needed





  • Different geometrical shapes cut craft paper (Craft paper-different colours)
  • Black chart paper
  • Sketch Pens
  • Glue

PAPER COLLAGE

How to do

  • Mothers can (or let your kid cut them own their own) cut the craft papers of different colours in geometrical shapes (circle, square, rectangle, triangle, oval shape etc.).
  • On a black chart paper stick different geometrical shape to make a city or a village.

4. Christmas tree with Santa Claus

The use of cotton balls can be also used for showing rainy day, weather and also for depicting different animals. But for this moms need to prepare some colourful cotton balls prior giving them to kids.




Things Needed

  • Matchsticks
  • Cotton wool balls (green and white colour)
  • Card paper
  • Craft paper
  • Glue
  • Pen/pencil

CHRISTMAS COLLAGE

How to do





  • Make a Christmas tree using matchsticks, and paste the tree using green colour cotton balls.
  • Draw a Santa clause with the help of pen/pencil and stick craft paper in it so that it takes the shape of Santa Clause.

5. Vegetable Collage

This activity will help the kids to use interesting materials to create beautiful prints. And ensure that your kid finds innovative ways to express his/her thoughts through art.

Things Needed




  • Vegetables (Ladyfinger, capsicum, carrot, corn, potato, cauliflower stalks)
  • Watercolours
  • White chart paper

COLLAGE USING FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

How to do

  • Mothers can cut the vegetables in different shapes and let your child add paint on it.

6. Family Tree Collage

Use of this activity will make your kid learn about your family. It will help them to grow there love for each and every member of the family.





Things Needed

  • White card paper
  • Sketch Pens
  • Family members passport size photo
  • Twigs
  • Glue

FAMILY TREE COLLAGE

How to do




  • Make a big tree on the white card paper and
  • Stick twigs (branches) with glue
  • Let him/her fill the tree with colours
  • Later, stick each family member according to the hierarchy on the tree branches.

7. Rainbow Fish Collage

Not only fish but one can make any shapes, from fruits to animals, to vegetables, types of transportation etc. This fun activity will be loved by every kid because it involves tearing paper & sticking and kids love it.

Things Needed


  • White card paper
  • Sketch Pens
  • Colourful craft papers
  • Glue
  • Scissors

COLOURFUL SEASONS COLLAGE

How to do

  • Draw fish on the whiteboard paper
  • Cut the craft papers in different sizes
  • Let kids stick the cut craft papers

8. Mixed- Media Collage

Here is a mixed-media collage, a composition created from various materials. This will be a great fun activity for the kids as their imagination to use different media can get more innovative.

Things Needed

  • Cardboard
  • Printed papers
  • Buttons
  • Beads
  • Different cut-up of shapes
  • Glue
  • Paint

MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE

How to do


  • Let kids apply paint on cardboard by mixing different colours
  • Now add some fun by sticking the different media (buttons, beads, cut up shapes etc.)
  • Let the glue dry.

9. Collage with Tape

Create different designs, different pictures, abstract with tape. In the market, there are a plethora of tapes available (washi tapes, masking tapes, printed tapes).

Things Needed

  • Coloured tapes
  • Cardboard
  • Scissors

COLOURFUL TAPES

How to do

  • Cut up different sizes of tapes
  • Stick them on the cardboard and create fun

10. Rainy Day Collage

Are your kids in love with the rain? Let them express their love for it through a collage.


Things Needed

  • 3 sets of coloured paper (blue, yellow, pink)
  • Shiny paper
  • Crepe paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Market pen
  • Cupcake covering
  • Green chart paper

RAINY DAY COLLAGE

How to do

  • Cut the blue coloured paper in the form of rain droplets.
  • Cut the crepe paper in the form of clouds.
  • Cut the pink coloured paper into two triangles (skirts).
  • Cut the yellow coloured paper into a circle (sun).
  • Cut the cupcake covers into two halves (umbrellas)
  • Use the green chart paper as the background and place the sun, rain and clouds in the appropriate place. Make sure that the umbrellas are positioned at the tips of the triangles.

So now are you moms ready to teach your kids some wonderful collage art ideas? Not only your kids but you yourself will start loving it! Happy vacations kids!!

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