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Tissue Paper Coloring Activity

Tissue Paper Coloring Activity

Kids love coloring books and coloring pages but sometimes they can get tired of coloring them. If you are like me, you may have a coloring book or two laying around your house that hasn’t even been opened! Rather than throwing away these coloring books, or wishing your kids would actually color in them, you can give them a new way to “color them… with tissue paper! We have done this tissue paper coloring activity at birthday parties, like our Moana birthday party, and holiday classroom parties and it has always been a hit!

Tissue Paper Coloring Activity

All you need for this kid craft is:

  • Coloring page
  • School glue
  • Scissors
  • Tissue paper

Kid's Craft with Tissue Paper

Tissue Paper Kid Craft

Tissue Paper Kid Activity

Start by cutting the tissue paper into small squares. These don’t need to be uniform at all. Just cut them so they are between 1/2 to 1 inch squared.

Alternative way of using coloring pages

Squeeze some of the school glue on the picture. Just put the glue where you will want to put the color on first.

Coloring Page with Tissue Paper

Next, bunch up a piece of tissue paper and put it on the glue. Do this with each piece of tissue paper to “color” your picture! 

Tissue Paper Children's Craft

“Coloring” this way creates an entire different look! It helps with children’s motor skills and it can keep them entertained a little longer than just traditionally coloring a coloring page.

For even more ideas to keep your kids entertained, check out these fun crafts!

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Thursday 13th of August 2020

Saving this idea! So easy!!