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Create an out of this world solar system display using her Arts and Crafts Library! allow your imagination run wild as you make mini execution of ours sun and the eight planets in our solar system. Add some sparkle and also flair through beads native the Mystic jewel Kit.

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Supplies:

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-Cardboard

-Paint

-Yard pole or long, right stick from her yard

-Black yarn

-Mystic jewel Kit

-Arts and Crafts Library

-Pipe cleaners

-Embroidery floss

-Beads

-Pom poms

-Sequins

-Hole punch

-Scissors

-Hot adhesive gun (*ALWAYS have actually an adult aid you usage a warm glue gun!)

 

Steps:

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1. ~ above a large piece of cardboard, map a selection of different-sized circles with a pencil. We offered cups and bowls from ours kitchen to trace our circles! Make certain that you have one the is much bigger than the rest to be the sun. Pick a paint color for every planet and also paint her circles. As soon as your paint has dried, closely cut castle out! (We offered the following colors of child Made modern-day paint for our planets: Lemon Zest because that the Sun and also Saturn, Poppy because that Mars and Jupiter, Avocado for Venus, swimming pool for Earth and also Uranus, Deep Sea because that Neptune, and also Onyx because that Mercury!)

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2. Produce your sun! usage your biggest circle to be the sun. To decorate the sun, we supplied a hole punch to punch holes around the leaf of the circle. Tie one end of a item of embroidery floss from your Arts and also Crafts Library right into one the the holes. Lace the string with the feet randomly, letting it cross back and forth over the sunlight as friend go. Once you are finished, tie off the other finish of the string and trim off the extra! us glued some of the yellow, orange and also red marbled pom poms ~ above the sun with a hot glue gun. Finally, we provided the pink and gold metallic pipe cleaners to create the sun’s rays. Put one end of every pipe cleaner through one of the holes you punched, loop in ago up to accomplish the rest of the pipe cleaner and twist the ends together to organize it in place. You have the right to then bend and also twist her pipe cleaners to complete your sun!

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3. Decorate your planets! We used a few different techniques to decorate ours. For part (Earth and Neptune) us glued pom poms and also sequins from the Arts and also Crafts Library onto the cardboard. Because that others (Venus, and Mars) we punched holes about the edges and laced embroidery floss with the holes. You can also include beads to the string as you lace the cable through! because that the rest of our planets (Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus) we punched feet on the sides of the planets and also poked the ends of pipe cleaners v them. Fold down the end of the pipeline cleaners top top the ago of the cardboard and secure with a bit of hot glue! Use much longer pipe cleaners to develop the rings roughly the earth Saturn! You can place beads top top the pipe cleaners also - we offered beads indigenous the Mystic jewelry Kit here!

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4. Next, girlfriend will develop the bar whereby your planets will hang. We offered an old yard stick as the bar, but you could likewise use a sturdy, directly stick native a tree in her yard! Use warm glue to glue the finish of your black yarn come one finish of your stick. Wrap the yarn roughly the stick very closely to cover the stick completely. As soon as you reach the other end, adhesive it in place and trim the yarn. Using warm glue, adhesive beads native the Mystic jewelry Kit along the size of the stick. This beads include so much interest come the project! us loved the colors and also sparkle. Cut one more, long piece that yarn and also tie one finish of it come each finish of your stick. You will certainly hang your task from this.

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5. To prepare her planets come hang, reduced a item of black color embroidery floss because that each planet. We cut ours at different lengths, some shorter and part longer. Beat one hole at the peak of each earth (if the doesn’t already have one!) and also tie one finish of the embroidery floss v the hole. Include beads come the string come decorate. Us used much more beads indigenous the Mystic jewel Kit here and used the letter beads indigenous the Arts and Crafts Library to spell the end the name of each planet! You can tie a node in her string in the location where you desire beads to it is in to keep them in place.

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6. Using your warm glue gun, glue the end of each string come your key bar. Us glued them come the ago of the bar. Begin with the center planet, Mars, and glue this in the center of her bar. You can then adhesive planets from Mars in one of two people direction. This will aid keep her planets much more evenly spaced!

I have a cheat I use to help me mental the order of the planets in our solar system! This kind of trick is dubbed a mnemonic maker - that a saying wherein each native starts through the same letter together the name of each of the planets. The goes “My very Excellent Mother just Served united state Nectarines!” The an initial letter of every word matches the planets in order - Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune!

7. Cave it! You have the right to hang your job using a tiny picture-hanging nail or removable hook!

 

Add a small STEAM

There are countless ways to expand your finding out with this project! here are a couple of we love:

-Ask an adult to aid you carry out some research about each of the planets and the sun! take it notes on interesting facts about each. Using a permanent marker, compose your favorite fact about each top top the back of the cardboard planets you created!

-Add part spacecraft to her project! execute some research study to learn about different species of spacecraft and also see if friend can produce one making use of cardboard and your handmade supplies! usage the embroidery floss to include these spacecraft to your project.

-In reality, the planets in our solar device don’t sit in a right line prefer the persons in our model. The planets revolve about the sun, relocating in a circle called an orbit. Every planet additionally rotates, or spins around, together it moves! placed your engineering an abilities to the check - deserve to you think that a method to hang her planets so that they have the right to revolve or rotate? How can you make your model more like our actual solar system?

This write-up is through Emily Limer native Making with Mommy! Follow her on Instagram for more kids handmade and vapor ideas!