Winter Mitten Symmetry Craft

Posted on December 5, 2013 | By kayla

Preschool and Kindergarten Winter Mitten Symmetry Craft

Mix a bit of math and crafting with this fun mitten symmetry craft! While the project is simple, it offers a great opportunity for your students to create some colorful decorations for the classroom as well as build foundational math skills.

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To complete the craft...

    Winter Mitten Symmetry Craft Step 1
  1. Start with a folded piece of construction paper, drawing or tracing a mitten shape along the creased edge. Cut out the mitten, being sure to leave the folded edge intact.
  2. Winter Mitten Symmetry Craft Step 2

  3. Invite students to open the cutout and use squeeze bottles of puffy paint to decorate on one side of the fold.
  4. Winter Mitten Symmetry Craft Step 3

  5. When satisfied with decorating, have students carefully refold the shape and press lightly.
  6. Winter Mitten Symmetry Craft Step 4

  7. Upon reopening the mitten, your kiddos will be thrilled to see that their design has been transferred across the fold - a perfect mirror image.
  8. Let the mittens dry completely, the cut along the fold and connect the separated mitten shapes with a piece of yarn. {Optional}

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