Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Splatter Planets

by Jane (follow)
Easy (873)      5 to 10s (611)      Under 5s (588)      Over 10s (381)      Cheap (296)      Decoration (119)      Birthday Party (55)      Space (36)      Colour Mixing (22)      Food colouring (12)     


kids craft planet homemade splatter ink space
Splatter planet


This is a fun and easy activity to make a planet wall decoration to brighten up any room. Younger children will need help to draw the shape, cut out and assemble but will enjoy dropping the food colouring onto the paper and watching the colours disperse.

Time: 15 minutes
Age: Under 5's, 5-10's, Over 10's, Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Large sheet of paper
Scissors
Sellotape
Glue stick
Eye dropper
Different colours of food colouring (we used red, blue, yellow, green)
Newspaper to work on to absorb any mess



homemade planet wall decoration kids craft space rocket ink
Cheap starting materials


Method
Cut a large circle to make the planet
Cut a ring to fit round the circle



homemade planet wall decoration kids craft space rocket ink
Planet pieces cut out and ready for colour


Set out some newspaper (to absorb any mess) and put the planet shapes on top
Fill the eye dropper with food colouring and drip onto the planet shapes.
Repeat with different colours and enjoy watching the colours disperse and mix



homemade planet wall decoration kids craft space rocket ink
Young children will enjoy dripping the food colouring onto the paper




homemade planet wall decoration kids craft space rocket ink




homemade planet wall decoration kids craft space rocket ink


Allow to dry
Put some glue on the back of the ring and assemble the planet by tucking the ends of the ring behind the circle and taping. Use a glue stick rather than wet glue, as wet glue will make the colours leak.



homemade planet wall decoration kids craft space rocket ink
Planet assembled and ready to hang


Your spotty planet is now ready to hang. These would make a fun wall decoration for a space themed birthday party with fruit rocket ship skewers and a rocket ship birthday cake.


Categories
#Under 5's
#5 to 10's
#Over 10s
#Easy
#Cheap
#Food colouring
#Colour mixing
#Dispersing paper
#Space
#Rocket
#Planet
#Birthday party
#Decoration
I like this Article - 7
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Jane
This heart shaped coaster is just the thing to brighten up a tray for breakfast in bed on Mother...
11 likes
This mermaid birthday card is fun to make and will make any birthday girl or boy smile
8 likes
Making and playing with rainbow rice is a fun sensory play activity for Under 5s
13 likes
If you've got a garden and are planting any vegetables, have fun creating a bright scarecrow with a ...
14 likes
You could make this cute felt ladybird bag as a gift for a young child or it would be an ideal e...
13 likes
Here's a super quick and easy idea for a homemade Father's Day gift which costs very little
12 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
Here's how to create your own hand printed tea towel to brighten up your kitchen
8 likes
On a recent visit to Sogndal in Norway I had the chance to visit the Hogskulebygget building
10 likes
I loved these gallery boxes set into the floor in the luggage collection area at the very stylish Os...
8 likes
Good hand washing discipline is important for kids to learn, especially when they start going to...
542 views
ID: 876
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
This simple Frozen pinata is just the thing to complete a Frozen theme party
8 likes
Perfect for all Harry Potter fans, this easy to make bookmark is a great back to school craft
8 likes
This card is ideal for a nanny birthday card or a mother's day for grandma card
8 likes
A simple summer paper craft activity for kids
6 likes
Why should fingers have all the fun? This 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' birthday card uses toe print...
3 likes
If you have a little girl in your life, chances are at some stage she will ask for a Frozen birthday...
3 likes
This is a great craft to make use of recycled cereal boxes
3 likes
This is a great activity for young children to learn
2 likes
Create a chunky underwater-themed necklace or decorations for the home
3 likes
These bookmarks are easy to make and most importantly are sure to stay in place
3 likes
Categories
Under 5s (588)
Any Age (403)
Over 10s (381)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (873)
Medium (244)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version