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The Stars and The Sky

Updated: Dec 29, 2021



Recreate the night sky with readily available materials found at home.


Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 4 - 5 years old

Estimated Time: 15 to 30 mins

Environment: Indoors



Materials:

  • Old newspaper

  • Coloured paper

  • Poster or acrylic paint

  • Toothbrush

  • Comb

  • Water

  • Palette

Step 1:

Observe the night sky and pick out colours. Dip a toothbrush into water and then into paint of appropriate colours.


















Step 2:

Over a piece of paper, run the toothbrush across the comb and let the splatter of paint fall onto the paper.


Step 3:

Repeat steps 1 and 2 with different colours, until your child is satisfied with the result.


Step 4:

Talk about the artwork and compare it to the actual night sky. Find similarities and differences.



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