Kids are getting bored of sitting around without something new to entertain them, or maybe you are just tried of listening to them whine about being bored and needing something to do. I don’t know, but this should give them something to do for a few minutes at least. This easy coffee filter sun catcher should keep them busy for a little bit while you take a moment to breathe.
Easy Coffee Filter Sun Catcher Craft
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This here is a simple, super cheap craft to brighten up your home, especially if you are a coffee drinker. Or maybe you don’t want to hand out your coffee filters all willy-nilly, and decide to pass on this craft, at least makes sure you have enough filters to make it through to your next grocery run/Amazon order.
You can easily turn these sun catchers into a fun little craft for any time of year. These can also be cut into an egg shape for Easter, a heart for Valentine’s Day, a snowflake, or even a flower. Let your kids use their imaginations.
What you need:
- coffee filters
- markers, washable ones work great ( We used old markers that are drying up. You don’t need every little space colored!)
- a spray bottle with water or water dropper
What you need to do:
- flatten a coffee filter
- color with markers.
- spray with water or drop water onto it with a dropper
Blending the colors on your coffee filter:
There are a few different ways that you can blend the colors together. A spray bottle on mist. Or as we used, a dropper. My one tip would be to make sure you have something under it. I used a dishtowel. Some thing to soak up the water (and color).
As you can see, once you’ve added water any and all of the water uncolored spots are gone.
These are a beautiful simple way to brighten up a room. A child of any age can do this. There is no set up required, and basically no clean up, just throw the towel in the hamper.