How many times have you read π˜›π˜©π˜¦ 𝘝𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘏𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘳𝘺 𝘊𝘒𝘡𝘦𝘳𝘱π˜ͺ𝘭𝘭𝘒𝘳 or π˜‰π˜³π˜°π˜Έπ˜― π˜‰π˜¦π˜’π˜³, π˜‰π˜³π˜°π˜Έπ˜― π˜‰π˜¦π˜’π˜³, 𝘞𝘩𝘒𝘡 π˜‹π˜° 𝘠𝘰𝘢 𝘚𝘦𝘦? Or maybe you’re little ones love other Eric Carle picture books.

Children and adults are drawn to the colorful collage technique he uses to create his characters! We’re feeling inspired and are sharing a paper collage activity you and your family can use to create your own special character. Check it out!

Getting started

Materials you’ll need:

  • Paper in various colors and textures – can include newspapers, magazines, and even old artworks
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Illustrated books or animal pictures for inspiration