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Stained Glass Effect Suncatcher

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heart shaped suncatcher on window, stained glass kids craft


This is a fun craft to make a stained glass effect suncatcher which will brighten up any window. It can be done by even very young children with just a little help.

Time: 15 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Sticky back plastic (contact paper)
Scraps of tissue paper and/or cellophane
Scissors
Glitter (optional)



heart shaped suncatcher on window, stained glass kids craft
Starting materials


Method
Cut up some small scraps of coloured tissue paper and cellophane. Translucent materials work best as they will let light shine through when affixed to the window.



tissue paper and cellophane to make kids craft suncatcher
Cellophane and tissue paper scraps


Cut a shape out of sticky back plastic. Cut a second piece the same shape as the first but slightly bigger. We allowed about a 1cm border.



circle stained glass window, tissue paper suncatcher, kids craft activity
We chose to make a circle and also a heart


Peel the protective backing off the smaller piece and stick pieces of tissue paper of cellophane onto the sticky side



circle stained glass window, tissue paper suncatcher, kids craft activity
Even very young children can enjoy this as the sticking is easy and no glue is required


Don't worry if you go over the edge - just trim round the edge to give a clean shape



heart shaped suncatcher on window, stained glass kids craft




tissue paper and cellophane to make kids craft suncatcher
Just trim the shape before you put the bigger top layer of sticky back plastic on


Add glitter if you want some sparkle


heart shaped suncatcher on window, stained glass kids craft
My daughter wanted to add fairy dust


Peel the protective backing off the larger piece of sticky back plastic and stick onto your decorated piece, sticky side to sticky side



tissue paper and cellophane to make kids craft suncatcher
Stick the bigger piece of contact paper on top sticky sides together


You should now have a 'stained glass window' with a sticky border which can be affixed to a bedroom window or even a car window.



circle stained glass window, tissue paper suncatcher, kids craft activity
The sticky border of your colourful shape affixes to the glass window




circle stained glass window, tissue paper suncatcher, kids craft activity
Our window looked really pretty with the light shining through


What shape will you make? Why not try making a colourful bird or rainbow? You could even try making a paper snow flake stain glass window at Christmas time.

Categories
#Easy
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Any age
#Sticky back plastic
#Collage
#Tissue paper
#Cellophane
#Heart
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