Summer Fun Activity: Sun Prints

Summer Fun Activity: Sun Prints

Create sun prints using objects from nature.

We know sunlight fades construction paper. Light-sensitive paper interacts with the sun. If you put something on the paper to block or obstruct the sunlight from reaching that space, you can make patterns.

Martha Stewart shows us how to use this fact to create sun prints — a fun summer fun activity!

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Additional Resources
SunPrint Kit

SunPrint Paper Kit
You can use regular construction paper, but for those interested….

How It Works
Learn more at

Make Construction Paper Sun Prints
Scholastic uses the “power of the sun and objects from nature” to create beautiful prints!

Make Sun Prints
Illustrated instructions at PBS.

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