Paper Cup Trophy In A Jiffy: Craft Ideas For Kids

Who said sports is all about running around! How about creating a colourful trophy in a jiffy? Exercise your child’s creativity with this easy and colourful paper cup trophy activity. Besides the fine motor skills, your child engages his/her creativity. Each time your little one looks at the simple colourful trophy, it gives him/her a confidence boost.

How this activity will help your child:

  • Improve your child’s creativity and confidence
  • Encourage the spirit of sportsmanship
  • Keep your child away from the TV and smartphone

Materials You’ll Need: 
  1. Paper cups – 2
  2. Colour paints – 2
  3. Masking tape
  4. Paint brush
  5. A pair of scissors
  6. Glue
  7. Chart -1
  8. Pencil

    Instructions for Paper Cup Trophy:
  • Paint the paper cups in the colour of your choice. Leave it to dry.
  • Draw handles on the chart paper and cut them out.
  • Join the two paper cups at their base. Wrap some masking tape around the centre.
  • Draw designs on the cups.
  • Fold the ends and glue the handles on either side of the paper cup on the top.

Voilà, your paper cup trophy is ready! How about displaying it in study room or living room.

Did your child have fun doing the activity? Share your feedback in the ‘Comments’ section below.

If your child liked this activity, then he/she is sure to love our Colour Scientist box – filled with creative experiments on colours, shapes, and hues!

90% of a child’s permanent foundation for brain development occurs in the early years according to Rauch Foundation. An overuse of gadgets can only stunt this growth and cause a negative impact on the child’s overall development.
If your child is spending more time swiping and scrolling, instead of interaction with the real world, you need to act before it’s too late.
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Sumitra writes on any topic that isn't political, mathematical, or well, hard to decode. She loves to read and narrate stories, put together quizzes, stargaze, and go to the beach. She has worked as a journalist, a storyteller, and a content developer. Now, she works with Flintobox, and without a doubt contributes for the blog.

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