Face to face
  • 5 Stars

Add to My Folder
This item has 5 stars of a maximum 5

Rated 5/5 from 1 rating (Write a review)

By Robert WattsProgramme Convener for the MA in Art and Design Education at Roehampton University.

We take a look at the wonderful and endless possibilities of recycling leftover paper and how to transform it into works of art

face to face

If there is one resource that is constantly in demand at an early years setting, it is paper. Whether it is drawing paper, coloured paper, tissue paper or run-of-the-mill white A4 paper, you are likely to get through a forest or two each year! While many pieces of paper will be transformed into paintings and drawings, a large number will simply end up in the recycling bin or even thrown away.

The following ideas demonstrate how you can recycle within the classroom and offer opportunities for creativity at the same time. Collage – tearing, cutting and pasting paper to create new compositions and images – is a process that is accessible even to the youngest of children.

Member-only content

Scholastic Resource Bank: Early Years - join today!

  • Over 2,000 EYFS resources, activity ideas and games
  • Perfect for anyone working or playing with children from 0 to 5 years old
  • Unlimited access from just £1.25 per month
Join now


You need to be signed in to place a review.