Five Minute Crafts – Tape Resist Glitter Forest


Five Minute Crafts are becoming a lot more important in our house these days!  Anyone else feeling like the holidays are going to be here before we know it?  Today’s activity Tape Resist Glitter Forest is all about giving my daughter a chance to sprinkle as much glitter as she wants!

This Tape Resist Glitter Forest is a Five Minute Craft that is so simple to set up but is big on fun. And glitter! Great for Christmas.

Tape Resist Glitter Forest Supplies Needed:

  • Large piece of sturdy paper (card stock is perfect)
  • Masking tape
  • Tempera paint and brushes
  • Glitter

Tape Resist Glitter Forest Supplies Left Brain Craft Brain

I can never get a picture of the supplies for a project without my daughter’s hand in it!  She’s always so excited to start creating.  Patience grasshopper!!

Step 1:   Tape your trees.

Tape Trees Left Brain Craft Brain

Step 2:  Paint the Forest.  A lot.

Paint Forest Left Brain Craft Brain

Step 3:  Sprinkle with glitter.   A lot of glitter.

Glitter Forest Left Brain Craft Brain

Step 4:  Remove tape.  Carefully, but a few jagged edges give it a more natural look ;)

Remove Tape Left Brain Craft Brain

Step 5:  Let dry flat.  Shake off excess glitter over trash can instead of spilling on the carpet like I did.

Tape Resist Glitter Forest Left Brain Craft Brain 650

For more fun and simple art activities, check out all of the Left Brain Craft Brain Five Minute Crafts.


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