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Indian Paper Plate Mandala

15 Minutes: 2 and up: Cultural Diversity
Indian Paper Plate Mandala

Indian Paper Plate Mandala

Indian Paper Plate Mandala
An Activity for Preschoolers:

Discover the unique art of Indian mandalas!

Before You Begin:

Begin this colorful craft by gathering paper plates, self-adhesive foam shapes and glue.

Activity Goals:

To create a traditional Indian mandala while exploring symmetry, color and balance.

Furthermore:

Mandalas are a great way to explore color, shapes and symmetry while learning about other cultures and art.


Let's Get Started

STEP 1

Paint a paper plate with a dark background color and allow to dry.

STEP 2

Gather foam shapes in bright colors. To create a mandala, you should gather each shape in the same shade to create symmetry.

STEP 3

Once the paper plate is dry, glue the foam pieces to the paper plate.

STEP 4

Hang the finished mandala on a wall for a beautiful, collaborative classroom display.

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