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Letter N Activity – Newspaper Collage

Letter N Activity - N is for night sky and newspaper collage

Letter N Activity – Newspaper Collage

N is for Night sky and Newspaper Collage

Making a Newspaper Collage and Night Sky is a fun activity to introduce young children to learn about the letter N. It is a super simple craft activity to identify what the letter N looks like and what sound it makes.  Completing this activity also provides an opportunity to talk about the letter, make connections with spoken language and real life experiences.

There are two parts to this activity:

  1. The letter N newspaper collage and
  2. Creating the night sky with watered down paint and yellow crayons.

What you will need?

Activity ideas for learning the letter n

You will need, torn up newspaper, glue stick or PVA craft glue, dark blue/black edicol dye or dark blue paint mixes with a small amount of water, yellow crayons

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N is for newspaper and night sky

Letter N Shape for Collage

Please note that the letter N will print A4, I have photocopied our letter N and enlarged it to A3.

Let’s Play

Making a letter n collage with newspaper - learning the letter n

Some Ideas:

  • Glue the cut up newspaper onto the letter N shape.
  • Talk about the letter N, what sound it makes and other words that begin with this sound.
  • Sing songs about the letter n
Creating a night sky with wax resist technique

Using yellow (and white) wax crayons to draw on some stars to create the night sky.

Let’s Learn

Painting the night sky with wax resist technique

This part of the wax resist process is so much fun!  Children paint over the wax crayon stars and watch as the watered paint forms small beads on top of the wax.

Learning Opportunities

  • Oral language development – hearing the sound and saying it out loud.
  • Letter recognition
  • Creativity
  • Fine Motor Development
  • Hand-Eye Coordination and Control
  • Cause and Effect

Take a look at our other Letter N Activity: Making Noodle Necklaces

For more ALPHABET activities & play ideas <CLICK HERE>

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