Preschool Activities and Printables

Color Circle Suncatchers

These impressive suncatchers are easy to make – all you need is paper, a black marker, a cup, and some crayons.

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Note: For a suncatcher that lets more light through, use waxed or tracing paper.

To make the design on your suncatcher, trace around a cup with a black marker.

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For more varied shapes, you can alternate between the top and bottom of the cup (for different sized circles).

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Overlap your circles for interesting shapes of all different sizes.

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Now show your child how to color carefully inside the lines of each separate section.

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This is an exercise in patience – you may need to do it in several sittings, as it can take a long time. Try to use lots of different colors for a bright, cheery look.

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When the spaces are all colored in, tape your suncatcher to a window. Isn’t it pretty?

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Rebecca is a mother of three preschoolers and a freelance writer and photographer. She and her family recently relocated to the beautiful Northern Bay Area. When she isn't working or crafting, she's probably lost in a good book.
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