Take Charge - Express An Idea - Collage

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Express an Idea - Templates

"If you hear a voice within you saying ‘You are not a painter,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced."

Build your ‘creative confidence.’ Learn how to devise your own design using simple templates. Explore ways to express an idea using these templates. Experiment with craft and recycled materials to make your work unique.

Wellbeing benefits:

Improve decision making
Problem solve
Be resourceful

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to feel more confident in the decisions that I make.
I want to build my skills and confidence in coming up with ideas.

Length:

30 minutes - 1 hour.

Who can I do this activity with?

On my own or with others.

Where can I do this activity?

Indoors.

How often can I do this activity?

Create a great many different designs using this activity and different papers and collected materials.

What do I need?

  • A square template - available to print
  • (x3) fish shaped templates - available to print
  • A4 card or a cereal box
  • Pencil
  • A4 plain paper
  • Scissors
  • Collage materials
  • A glue stick or PVA glue and brush
  • Optional – baby wipes or a damp cloth

Did you know?

Feeling confident in decisions, giving ourselves permission to be fussy with our choices, knowing what we like and dislike, and knowing that our opinion counts, are all qualities and skills, which can be developed.

 

Send the images above as e-cards to friends or family.

"Doing the collage activity has inspired me to think more creatively."

Workshop participant

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