Face the Sun

Face the Sun craft

The sun shines every day with this folk art sun face reproduction. Energize this solar-powered project that celebrates summer fun and ancient cultures.

  • 1.

    With your fingers or a rolling pin, flatten a large chunk of yellow Crayola® Model Magic®.

  • 2.

    Turn a plastic or paper cereal bowl upside down. Mold Model Magic around the mounded side to form a sun face, shaped like folk art from Mexican and other cultures.

  • 3.

    Create facial features for your sun with more Model Magic. Use different colors, or shape and pull the flattened Model Magic.

  • 4.

    With a plastic fork, press all around the edges to create a "pie shell" design for the sun's rays.

  • 5.

    If you want to hang your sun face, poke a hole through the soft Model Magic with a plastic drinking straw. Dry.

  • 6.

    Thread yarn through the hole to hang.