World paper cutting folk art

ZODIAC ANIMAL PAPER CUT

Start with a cultural sampling of celebrations throughout Asia, and then make a paper cut of the current zodiac calendar animal, or another.  Using just paper, scissors, and glue, exercise crucial foundational small motor skills and the concept of positive and negative space, and the almost-lost arts of cutting and gluing. 


Best for ages 6 years +
60-90 minutes

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

Colored backing paper ie. construction paper

Scissors

Glue stick or white glue


BUILD A SERIES:

Papel Picado

Shadow Puppets

Southern China