Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater
[Andrea is one of the creators of KinderArt®]
Students can create a mobile while learning about outer space.
What You Need:
- Lightweight cardboard or poster board.
- Aluminum foil.
- Yellow paint
What You Do:
- Cut a crescent moon and three star shapes out of the cardboard or poster board.
- Trace around the stars (twice) onto aluminum foil and cut out the shapes.
- Glue the foil to the cardboard moon - both sides.
- Paint the moon a lovely yellow.
- Glue tinsel to the bottom of each of the cardboard stars and then glue the foil to both sides of the stars.
- Tape or glue a thread from each of the stars to the moon.
- Glue a long piece of thread to the inside curve of the crescent moon so it can hang.
- Hang the mobile up.
Offers an interactive gaming and entertainment center for kids who wish to learn more about the solar system, the universe, and space.
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Illustration: Geoff Slater
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