Ocean Animal Coffee Filter Suncatcher Craft for Kids + free template: We used coffee filters and cut out animal silhouettes like a dolphin, shark, whale, and fish to make colorful suncatchers perfect for summer or ocean activities with the kids.
Coffee filter Fan-- Cut coffee filter in half, then cut out center. Use flat circle part as guide for cutting out center. Decorate fan with markers. Traditionally Japanese and Chinese fans have flowers on them. Turn coffee filter over, glue on your craft sticks in order from one side to the other. Glue them onto the coffee filter and on top of each other in the center of your fan.
Color Mixing on Coffee Filters- Primary colors are one of the first art concepts I like to introduce young kids to in art. First, because they are a basic building block for for understanding how to make all kinds of things. And second, because mixing colors is kind of magical. Color mixing on coffee filters is a fun introduction to what happens when those primary colors mix together! More