Celestial Soar

Celestial Soar craft

This shining project is perfect for star-struck admirers of the night sky. As children write inspirational verses, watch their creative spirits soar.

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    Notice how the bright stars show clearly against the black backdrop of the night sky. Why are stars invisible during the day? How have they guided people for centuries? Look at famous paintings of the night, such as Vincent van Gogh's "The Starry Night."

  • 2.

    Cover your work area with newspaper. Pour white or yellow Crayola® Washable Kid's Paint into a foam produce tray. Dip a star-shaped cookie cutter or sponge into paint and press firmly but gently onto a large sheet of black construction paper. Dry.

  • 3.

    Draw more stars and celestial objects with white or yellow Crayola Metallic FX Crayons. Fold the paper accordion style so it will stand up.

  • 4.

    With Crayola Metallic Colored Pencils, write an inspiring poem to go with your celestial art.