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Level: ECE, Primary, Junior
Grades: PreK - Gr. 5 | Age: 2 - 11yrs | Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea is one of the creators of]

A me, myself and I project!

What You Need:
What You Do:

  1. Cut open two large paper bags and tape them together until you have a size that's a little longer and a little wider than yourself. Or you can use a section of a kraft paper roll.

  2. Lie on the paper and have a partner trace around your outline.

  3. Cut out the body shape.

  4. (Optional) Find pictures in magazines that show things that you like. Cut them out and paste them to your body outline. These could be anything from pictures of animals, to computer games, cars or musical groups.

  5. Draw your face, shoes, etc. using pencil crayons or crayons. You might also wish to glue pieces of fabric onto your collage.

  6. (Optional) Paint your features onto your collage.

  7. Hang your collage on a door or wall.

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Recycled Crafts Box
Earth friendly projects and activities.

Recycled Re-Seen : Folk Art from the Global Scrap Heap
Whether it is a dustpan made out of a license plate, a bowl fashioned from a bent vinyl record, a pair of sandals with soles made of Goodyear tire treads, or a tin-can lantern, folk artists all over the world are turning trash into treasure.

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