Rainbow colors on the sticky easel

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on March 8, 2012

in Creative Art, Easel, Rainbow Colors on the Sticky Easel, Rainbows on the Sticky Easel

It is always fun to change up the easel and so for a little change, I created a sticky easel for a little rainbow color exploration…

I covered the easel with clear contact paper (sticky side out). To hold the contact paper firmly in place on the easel, I used clear packing tape so the sticky paper wouldn’t move around while the children played…

I had quite a few colorful strips of construction paper left over from our Paper Rainbows we did the day before so I decided this would be a good way to put them to good use…

In my mind, I pictured the children using the strips to make rainbows or houses or something recognizable but since this was a first experience with the sticky easel, all the children wanted to do for the most part was cover the easel with as many strips as they could…

I just let the children have at it. They would cover every single open spot they could find with a paper strip – looking carefully for white spaces and adding another strip until they couldn’t add any more with out them falling off or until they had every single strip of paper attached somewhere on the easel…

During different times of the day, I would invite some of the children to help me take all the strips off the easel so it would be ready to start again….

The children stopped by the sticky easel at various time throughout the day. I later moved the paper strips from the cups to a tray because it was quicker to toss them on a tray then sort them in the cups between each use…

The children enjoyed the sticky easel and I loved looking over at it from across the room and seeing a bright collage of rainbow colors all over the board…

We also tried adding rainbow colors of yarn!…

Super simple with lots of potential fun ways to change up the easel!

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