Children’s Art Puzzle

Anja made a nice little drawing the other day.  “An octopus, a sign, a starfish and some fish,” as she described it.  (All those pink squiggles are the octopus’s eight legs.)  🙂

We took some Elmer’s glue and squeezed it all over the back, glued it to a piece of cardboard, and I cut it into puzzle shapes with an Exacto knife while she napped.  She was delighted with something so simple that featured her art.

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Looking for other ways to use and display your children’s art?

Here I made thank you cards out of some of her old paintings and drawings.

Here is a great article from The Pleasures of Homemaking that features a few ways (my favorite being the rotating gallery clipped to wires).

And Kate at Centsational Girl recently made a playroom art wall and art-making area for her daughter. LOVE. Kate could pretty much decorate my whole house. I heart everything she does.

What unique ways have you displayed your kids’ art?

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One thought on “Children’s Art Puzzle

  1. Thanks so much for stopping by! I’ll have to look for you on the Blog Frog community — it’s all so new to me, and I’m eager to meet others and get involved … just still trying to figure out how to use it!

    I love your idea for using the kids’ artwork for thank you cards! We have a list of notes to write, so I’m definitely going to try this one this week!

    Blessings!

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