The neat thing about this beautiful “glass” sculpture is that it is flexible and can be re-shaped again and again! Emily was so proud of her sculpture, and they are simple and frugal to make using materials you probably already have on-hand.
I cut a long piece of thin-gauge wire, and bent it into a hoop shape, then laid it on top of a sheet of clear contact paper with the sticky side facing up.
Emily spent a long time sprinkling bits of bright tissue paper scraps on top — so colorful!
She didn’t need any encouragement from me to cover the entire circle!
When she was done with that, I trimmed about a 2 inch border around the wire, and made slits every 3 inches or so to wrap the contact paper around the wire as shown.
Arrange your sculpture any way you like!! Like most sculpture projects, this is a fun hands-on way for kids to learn about form and balance.
They look even prettier with a flashlight shining through!
Try re-shaping your sculpture to make different works of art over and over!
Added bonus — very little clean-up!
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