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Flying Saucer
Submitted by Florence
What You Need:
  • Two CDs for Each Child (AOL Free CDs work great)
  • Glue
  • Cup Lid or Milk Cap
  • Construction Paper
  • Paint
  • Various Other Art Supplies
What You Do:
  • Glue the Two CDs together (so that only the shiny parts can be seen). Then paste the lid on so that it looks like the cabin of the flying saucer. Then let your children finish the design of the flying saucer anyway that they can.
    You can also use cardboard pieces or cardboard pizza bottoms to make the flying saucers.
My Spray Bottle Solar System
Submitted by Connie
What You Need
  • Paint
  • Spray Bottle
  • Paper
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Various Other Art Supplies of Your Choice
What You Do:
  • Dilute white paint with water and put it in a small spray bottle. Let your children spray this mixture onto black construction Paper. This will make the paper look like space. Next show your children several pictures of the solar system. Then invite them to design their own solar system on the paper.
My Own Constellation
Submitted by Lisa
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint or stickers
  • Chalk
What You Do:
  • Give all of your children black paper. Let them either use paint to make stars or use star stickers. Finally they can connect the stars with paint or chalk and make their own constellation
Hole Punch Constellation
Submitted by Amy
What You Need:
  • Black Paper
  • Hole Punch
  • Various Other Art Supplies of Your Choice
What You Do:
  • After showing your children several pictures of constellation, give them a piece of black paper and a hole punch. Tell them to make holes everywhere they want a star to be in their very own constellation. You can then let them add anything else they want to the picture. To make the constellation more visible you can put a yellow piece of paper behind it or just hold it up to the light.
Blob Aliens
Submitted by Tina
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Various Other Art Supplies of your choosing
What You Do:
  • Have your children drip a few blobs of paint in the middle of a sheet of paper. Next have them fold over the paper (butterfly style). Let them use this beginning to design their own alien and surroundings.
Telescope
Submitted by China
What You Need:
  • Paper Towel Tubes
  • Paint
  • Black Tissue Paper
  • Various Other Art Supplies of Your Choice
    What You Do:
    Put two pieces of black tissue paper at the end of a paper towel tube and fasten it with a rubber band. Using a small object (pencil, pen, paperclip, etc.) punch several small holes in the tissue paper. Next let your children decorate their telescope however they see fit. When your children look through the telescope and hold it up to a light they will see stars!
The Class Solar System
Submitted by Lori
What You Need:
  • Styrofoam Balls
  • Paint
  • Various Other Art Supplies of Your Choice
What You Do:
  • Give each child a Styrofoam Ball (10 in total, 9 planets plus the sun, if you have more children then that you can let some make stars, or moons). Let them design their own planet. When everyone is done you can put the solar system together.
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