Our children need all kinds of “waste” to do their activities. The bigger the choice of materials, the more interesting their pictures/constructions will be.
For Creative Activities
A2, A3or A4, coloured or white paper or card.
Any crepe paper, wrapping paper, ribbons etc
For water and sand play
Stay-soft and Coke bottles
For box construction
Large and small boxes (e.g. toothpaste, cereal, shoe, etc.)
For collage and montage
Beer boxes and computer boxes (to do collages in)
Wall paper, used gift wrap, ribbons, etc.
Feathers, sea shells, dry grasses, leaves, seeds, seedpods, bark, etc.
Confetti (from punches)
Material, wool, leather, plastic, etc.
Bottle tops and wine corks
Egg shells and egg boxes
Carpet and wallpaper samples (books)
Purity and spice bottles
Ice cream tubs (2L and 5L), margarine and other tubs