Do you want to create a mini version of the fascinating sky above? This activity has a couple of advantages — your child can learn about the moon and stars and at the same time, he/she can engage with creativity. It’s also an excellent way to spend time with your child! Ready to begin paper craft stars and moon activity?
Parental Involvement: Medium
Duration: 20 minutes
Skills Acquired: Imagination, Fine Motor, Curiosity
- Cardboard box
- Coloured paper
- A pair of scissors
- Sketch pen
Instructions for Paper Craft Stars And Moon Activity:
- Take a small cardboard box and cut out the top cover.
- Stick dark blue paper inside the box.
- Time for some origami! Cut thin strips of yellow paper.
- Twist the top end of the strips to form a ribbon. Fold the smaller end of the paper and insert it into the ribbon. Fold the excess paper inside.
- Take the longer end of the strip and fold it over and over again. Fold the excess paper inside.
- With your nails, gently push the sides to form an exact star-shape!
- Make a few stars and stick them on the box.
- Draw and cut a moon. Stick it on the box.
- Place it on your child’s shelf!
If your child enjoyed this activity, he/she will love our Space Adventure box — packed with exciting activities introducing him/her to stars, planets, and other celestial bodies!
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