Easy Indoor Games for Kids

Artful Number Collage

Put together your own artful number collage.
Put together your own artful number collage.
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Beat the blahs with an artful number collage that kids can make. Turn numbers cut out of magazine pictures into colorful collages, and practice some number recognition, too.

What You'll Need:

  • Old magazines
  • Scissors
  • Construction paper
  • Glue

Step 1: Look through old magazines, and cut out bright and colorful numbers that you find in pictures and ads. Find a variety of numbers in different colors and sizes.

Step 2: Design and arrange the cutout numbers on a piece of construction paper, and glue them in place. A collage could include a random assortment of numbers, or it could have a theme, such as multiples of 4. You can also use the numbers as graphic elements to create figures and objects.Is soft still soft if you can't see what is touching you? Find out by trying the game on the next page.

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