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by Andrea Mulder-Slater

Mandalas help to bring balance, peace and calm. This makes creating them a perfect activity for children (and adults) of all ages.

This lesson uses readily available materials (like paper, scissors and markers) making it accessible to everyone.

This is an excerpt of a step-by-step lesson plan which can be downloaded at the link below.

What You Need:

  • Heavy drawing paper (Sulphite), 9″ x 12″
  • Black Sharpie markers
  • Markers (washable Crayola are fine)
  • Scissors
  • A round plate or other circular template


  • Construction paper (9″ x 12″)
  • Found objects (natural or craft)
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • A round plate or other circular template

What You Do:

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