20+ Ways to Use Contact Paper With Kids

20+ Ways to use Contact Paper with Kids - go buy some contact paper now and have some fun with your kids. From www.messforless.net #kids

One of our favorite supplies to use in kids crafts and activities is contact paper. You can do so many fun activities with contact paper and the best part is you can buy it at the dollar store. I always have some on hand and when there's a rainy day or a sick day, I bring it out and add some other items I already have. If you don't have any, go grab some and if you already have it, here are some great ways to use it.

20+ Ways to Use Contact Paper with Kids from www.messforless.net #kids

Art Activities

Contact Paper Art from Mess For Less - This activity is so simple to set up and is great for toddlers!

Tissue Paper Butterflies from Mama Miss - A beautiful butterfly for Spring!

Contact Paper Collage from Making Boys Men - Contact paper and paper scraps create a fun activity for little ones.

Planting a Rainbow from Creative Family Fun - This is great with Spring right around the corner.

Hole Punch Art from Nurture Store - These are gorgeous and will make you look at a hole punch in a "hole" new way.

Sticky Salt Painting from Play, Create, Explore - A new way to paint!

Sand Art Craft from Red Ted Art - Using sand with contact paper to create art.

Learning with Contact Paper

Sticky Paper Hearts from The Good Long Road - Love how they used contact paper and tissue paper to create these hearts and tie the whole thing into an art lesson!

Alphabet Sticky Wall by Toddler Approved - Simple way for kids to practice their letters while using contact paper.

Sensory Paper for Toddlers by What We Do All Day - Here you can use some different textured materials to create a sticky sensory experience.

Contacted Leaves from Laughing Kids Learn - I love this way to preserve leaves that the kids collect. This would be a great activity for after a nature walk.

Animal Classification with Contact Paper from Wildlife Fun 4 Kids - You can even use contact paper for learning activities!

The Sense of Touch Using Contact Paper from Crayon Freckles - Feathers and contact paper help teach the senses.

Shapes for Toddlers with Contact Paper from Blog Me Mom - Using contact paper to help kids sort shapes.

Contact Paper Collage from Play Create Explore - A great way for kids to have fun with nature.

Making Clouds and Water Craft from Simple Home Blessing - She used contact paper to help teach the creation story.

Nature Collage from Carrots are Orange - Kids learn about nature through a fun sensory activity.

Just Plain Fun

Sticky Feet from Mess For Less - This is an easy sensory activity you can do anywhere in your house.

Flower Suncatchers from Housing a Forest - Great activity for a long car ride.

Contact Paper Sticky Table from Play Create Explore - You won't believe the assortment of items the kids placed on this table!

Heart Window Decorations from Here Come the Girls - Perfect for Valentines or any time!

Black Light Sticky Table from Growing a Jeweled Rose - Everything is cooler when it glows, even contact paper.

Heart Decorations from the Fairy and the Frog - creating hearts using paper and other fun objects.

We hope you were inspired by this list! Leave a comment and let me know about your favorite contact paper ideas.

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  1. Contact paper is definitely one of my top craft supplies as well. It is easy to find here in Turkey and fairly inexpensive. This list is great thank you for sharing it. I will pin it!

  2. Thanks for including us in a great round up!

  3. Wow, so many wonderful contact activities to explore. Perfect for left overs after covering your children's school book.

    Thanks, also for featuring Wildlife Fun 4 Kids too!

  4. Great round up! Thanks so much for including Growing A Jeweled Rose!

  5. Love this list! Thank you for sharing all the uses for contact paper. I always have a roll of it.

  6. I never thought to look at the dollar store for this stuff. I get the clear from Walmart for like $5.97 and it lasts quite a while - would love to pay $1!!!

  7. Wow! A great list of contact paper activities. Thank you for including our cards.

    Thanks for sharing on Kids Get Crafty!


  8. Thanks for including our collage in the round up

  9. What great ideas! I always have contact paper on hand, and these are great ways to use it. Thanks so much for sharing. Visiting from blissfulroots.blogspot.com

  10. Great ideas here. I've never used contact like this before.

  11. What fun ideas! I'm always looking for fun kids craft ideas. Thanks for sharing. :)


  12. great round up! Always fun to have kids ideas :o) I came over from TT&J. Would love for you to come over and check out my blog...
    Emily @ www.nap-timecreations.com

  13. Hopping over from Kids Co-OP! Great activities! Thank you for sharing - quite a few I can use in my tot class!

  14. What a GREAT round-up! Thanks for sharing your creativity and linking up at TGIF! I featured this today at TGIF here: http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/2013/03/tgif-linky-party-65-thanks.html

    Feel free to grab an I was featured button if you like and I look forward to seeing you linked up again later today =-)

  15. How fun! I can't wait to try some of these! I am always finding myself loving your links! :) Thanks for always sharing so many great ideas with us each week! You are a Featured Favorite this week and we can't wait to see what you have been up to!
    Have a great weekend!
    Mackenzie :)