gluing and pasting

This video lesson is designed for 1-3-year-old children. It is designed for toddlers to introduce them to glue and paste activities.

Pasting objects with glue doesn’t seem like cognitive development, but it is. It is an easy indoor activity for preschoolers to keep them occupied while they learn new skills.

Benefits of Gluing Activity

This DIY arts and craft activity pack a whole lot of learning:

  • Life skill development – Use of glue
  • Develop fine motor skills
  • Grip strength to hold and squeeze
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Sorting skills (analyzing a group of objects)

Teaching toddlers how to use a glue stick properly and sticking the cutouts is a fun, exciting, and creative art and craft activity that introduces a life skill.

With the gluing activity, children can create beautiful collages of their own. Collages are great for quick art sessions because children can use virtually any cutouts from preschool staples like construction paper, felt sheets to old magazines or cereal boxes.

Materials Required for Gluing Activity:

  • Glue stick/ liquid glue
  • Various glue-able items (paper cutouts)
  • Construction paper

Watch the video to know more about the gluing activity.

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Video created by:Kata Lovassy

Primary | Arts and Crafts | Gluing (English)

This video has been added and used with the author’s permission. It is also available on the author’s YouTube, here.


  • arts and crafts
  • English
  • toddler