Take Charge - Four of a Kind - Collage

Create an easy and effective design using recycled materials. Learn new techniques and build on your problem solving skills.

Wellbeing benefits:

Think clearly

Problem solve

Be resourceful

Examples of how this activity can help me:

I want to be more focused and agile in my thinking.

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?

Do this activity again and again. Repeat this activity using the different shapes available. This activity is great for creating artwork, cards or book marks for yourself or others.

What do I need?

  • Craft paper or any coloured paper
  • Coloured card or cereal box card
  • Pages from a newspaper/magazine/brochure showing text or pictures
  • Wrapping paper, greetings cards, other recycled papers
  • Scissors (and a craft knife can be handy if you have one - you'll need something to lean on if you do)
  • Glue sticks or PVA glue

Did you know?

Taking part in creative activity can increase self-esteem and provide a sense of purpose.

 

Send the image above as an e-card to friends or family.

"I was pleased with the collage I made and using the viewfinder made it more interesting - I could turn my artwork into several designs."

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