Construction Paper Sun Prints

Use the power of the sun to create art.

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1 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 5 - 14

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

2 More About my Activity

How can you use ultraviolet light waves to produce art? Let’s create construction paper sun prints and find out! Gather some objects from nature or your favourite toys and get ready to make cool pieces of art on a warm sunny day.

3 What Materials Do I Need?

Coloured construction paper, small objects (leaves, sticks, flowers, toys), sunny windowsill or outside area. Optional: tape, sturdy board

4 I learn useful skills too?

  • Creative thinking
  • Critical & reflective thinking
  • Social awareness & responsibility

5 My Guide!

I’m a doodler, dreamer and maker. Some hobbies are drawing, graphic design & media arts. I’ve been an educator and home learning parent K-12 and love exploring creative pursuits through fun activities!

Fun fact: I have 2 tuxedo cats that love water!