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Foam Stamp figure in Motion Paper Collage


Learn how to use paper and other craft materials to represent a figure in motion.

Materials


  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • White Colored Pencil
  • Foam Stamps
  • White Cardstock
  • Construction Paper
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Instructions


Step 1. Gather your supplies.

Foam stamp art project

Collage art project

Step 2.

Rip a piece of yellow Construction Paper in half lengthwise, as shown.

Kids Craft Collage

Step 3.

Glue one half of the ripped paper to a piece of blue Construction Paper.

Construction paper collage

Step 4.

Continue ripping different colors of paper and glue to the blue paper to create a collage. Rip the paper into different sizes and shapes.

Kids art project figure study

Step 5.

Print your figure template onto white paper and cut out the pieces. Using the white colored pencil, trace the pieces on a piece of black Construction Paper.

Collage art

Step 6.

Cut out the pieces from the black Construction Paper.

Figurative art for kids

Step 7.

Glue the body of the figure to the collage.  

Collage art project for kids

Step 8.

Place the figures arms and legs on the collage, do NOT add glue.

Foam Stamp Figure in Motion

Step 9.

Move the arms and legs of your figure to create different poses. You can have your figure dancing, running, doing jumping jacks, or even practicing yoga.

Foam Stamp Figure in Motion

Step 10.

Once you have decided how to pose your figure, glue the pieces to the collage.

Foam Stamp Figure in Motion Collage

Step 11.

Stamp different designs all over the collage. Tip: When adding ink to the stamps, place then on the stamp pad overlapping the colors.

Further Discussion:

Use this project to teach kids, as young as 3, how to portray a moving figure in art. Ask the children what poses they’d like to create and have them mimic the motion for reference. They’ll enjoy the interactive progress as much as the final product!  See more examples of collage and figures in motion in the works of artists such as Matisse, Degas and Frederic Remington.


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