|

Homemade Color Copier

Has your child ever drawn a picture and wanted to make a copy of it? With this activity she can, and you don't even have to leave the house!

Materials Needed:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Crayons
  • Tape

    What to do:
    Step One: Have your child color one sheet of paper with a crayon until it's nearly covered.

    Step Two: Now place the sheet, colored side down, on top of a clean sheet of paper.

    Step Three: Tape the sheets in place so they don't move.

    Step Four: Have her draw a picture with the pencil on the back side of the colored sheet.

    Step Five: Pull the two sheets of paper apart. You should have an exact copy of the picture she just drew!

    More on: Crafts for Kids

    |

  • highlights

    7 Tips to Childproof Your Smartphone
    Before you hand over your smartphone or tablet, follow these childproofing tips to help keep both your child and your device safe.

    Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
    Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

    11 Survival Tips for Summer Boredom
    When the kids are home all day, every day, summer boredom strikes hard and fast. Learn the best summer boredom busters for children of all ages.

    Registered for Kindergarten — Now What?
    Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

    stay connected

    Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

    Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

    Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

    editor’s picks