Paper Roll Windsocks2 and up: 30 Minutes: Spring
Paper Roll Windsocks
An Activity for Preschoolers::
A colorful craft for windy days!
Before You Begin::
You may want to punch two holes on one side of the craft roll ahead of time.
Activity Goals: :
To teach children about weather patterns
To encourage recycling
To promote creativity
This is a great activity to discuss weather patterns, especially wind. Have the children take their windsock outside and see what happens. Encourage the children to keep a tight grip on the ribbon or yarn to keep the windsock from blowing away.
Let's Get Started
Have the children paint a craft roll then let them thoroughly dry.
When their roll is dry, have the children decorate the roll with collage materials and markers.
Tape paper streamers to the inside of the craft roll.
String yarn or ribbon through the pre-punched holes of the craft roll and hang.
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