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Level: Junior
Grades: 3-5 | Age: 8-11 | Written by: John Nystrom
[John is an art educator from Carter Lake Elementary in Washington.]

Students can make planet-themed suncatchers using glue and food coloring.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Pour white glue into cups, add 4-7 drops of food coloring and mix with popsicle sticks. (Color will darken when sun catcher is dry).

  2. Have students pour the color of their planet into lid. *Add glitter if you want.* open colored glue bottles and pour designs in wet glue with other colors.

  3. Put in a safe place to dry (at least 1 week).

  4. Color shapes - such as land - with markers.

  5. Peel out sun catcher.

  6. Hang in window.

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