Sticker Crazy!

by Amy on August 17, 2009

sticker scenes for kids

My five-year-old has a long-standing obsession with stickers – she cannot ever have enough stickers!  If we are going to be taking a long drive or waiting somewhere, I can throw some stickers, paper, and crayons into my purse and we are good to go!  Peeling and placing stickers is a great activity for fine motor skills, too!

Sticker Pictures – This is the standard way stickers are used around here.  Both the girls especially love using animal stickers and drawing in the scenery/habitat.  We have also had fun adding stickers to landscape photos that we took on a nature walk.

Sticker Stories – We love to create rebus-style stories, replacing words with stickers.  Take dictation for the little ones, and let older kids write their own!


Make-Your-Own Stickers – Back when I used to scrapbook on a regular basis, I bought myself this little Xyron 150 sticker maker.  It was really inexpensive (under $10) and the roll of adhesive seems to last us a really long time.  We print out clip art or the girls draw little things, then cut them out and run them through the Xyron – out comes a strip of your own stickers!



Reusable Stickers – Yay for reusable stickers – less waste, still lots of fun! We love the ones made by Mudpuppy – beautiful illustrations and great quality, too.


Happy playing!

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