Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Stained Glass Effect Suncatcher

by Jane (follow)
Easy (884)      5 to 10s (616)      Under 5s (593)      Any Age (405)      Over 10s (384)      Collage (62)      Heart (29)      Tissue paper (20)      Sticky back plastic (14)      Cellophane (8)     


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
I like this Article - 11
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Jane
These magical mermaid mirrors are made by setting a small mirror into a shell
12 likes
Halloween lanterns are traditionally carved out of pumpkins in North America or turnips in Irel...
9 likes
Here's how to create your own paper plate barometer or weather chart
11 likes
These fizzing bottle boats may not break any speed records but are fun to make and play with
13 likes
This Halloween bat mask is quick to make as no sewing is required
10 likes
Here's how to make some cute rainbow theme party bags which cost very little and are easy to make
6 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
Here's how to create a play mat for a baby out of ripstop fabric
4 likes
Create a delicate squiggle bowl from wool
8 likes
Plane journeys with young children can be a daunting prospect
609 views
I loved these gallery boxes set into the floor in the luggage collection area at the very stylish Os...
8 likes
ID: 2086
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
A lovely spring craft for toddlers to create
6 likes
Box pinatas are a quick and easy alternative to papier mache pinatas
8 likes
For some students, math isnʼt always their favorite subject
1 like
Loom flowers are so easy, so fun, and if you make your own loom and use leftover yarn, they wont cos...
8 likes
With a flower loom, kids can easily create cute flowers, out of yarn, that can be used to decorate j...
3 likes
If your child loves to draw, this is a great activity for them to encourage their creativity
1 like
Upcycle a breakfast cereal box and hop into Easter with this cute Easter Bunny Mask
3 likes
Here's how to make a colourful elephant from a recycled milk bottle and tissue paper
9 likes
This cute and fun Christmas card can be made by little ones with the help of an adult
3 likes
Snowmen crafts are fun at Christmas and this one is simple, quick and cheap to make
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (593)
Any Age (405)
Over 10s (384)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (884)
Medium (247)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version