Grades: 3-5 | Age: 8-11 | Written by:
[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:
- White Glue
- Food Coloring
- A plastic lid for each student (example: tops of a margarine tub.)
- Paper Cups (at least 8 oz.)
- Popsicle sticks for stirring
- optional: half full or empty white glue in their original bottles mixed with food coloring, glitter, colored pens.
- 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).
- 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.
- Put in a safe place to dry (at least 1 week).
- Color shapes - such as land - with markers.
- Peel out sun catcher.
- Hang in window.
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