My daughter decided she wanted to decorate her door for the holidays, so we came up with a quick craft that not only entertained her but also allowed her to practice some fine motor skills.
If you want to make one you will need: construction paper, a paper plate, pencil, template (cookie cutter), scissors, tape and foam letters (optional).
1. Trace the shape on the construction paper.
At this point you can discuss a good strategy to fit the most shapes per sheet of construction paper. I compared it to putting a puzzle together.
2. Cut out the shapes.
3. Cut out the center of the paper plate.
4. Tape (or glue) the shapes around the plate.
Work on carefully overlapping the shapes alternating colors. This is a good point to talk about patterns.