Hot Air Balloon
by Huang Yun
Learn how to create a simple hot air balloon craft within 10 minutes.
Skill Level: Easy
Suitable For: 3-4 years old
Estimated Time: 15 - 30 mins
Physical - Tearing, pasting, cutting.
Intellectual - Colour, shape, sequencing.
Emotional - Appreciation.
Social - None.
Paste the torn coloured paper on the back of paper plate and leave it to dry.
Cut the base of the hot air balloon (smaller than the paper plate as this represents the basket of the hot air balloon).
Assorted Coloured Paper
Once it’s dry, turn over the plate. Using a cutter, create two slits below the circumference of the plate. Next, attach the two yarn strings on the rim of the paper plate, leaving some of yarn dangling. To secure the yarn, create a knot at both ends.
Attach the base onto the yarn by making 2 slits above the basket with the cutter. Afterwards, insert the yarn on each hole and secure it by tying a knot. And your hot air balloon is done!