For many years, flying saucers and other UFOs (unidentified flying objects) have been popular with children in preschools and arts and crafts groups. Very easy to make and incorporating recycled household items, they allow youngsters' imagination to run wild and no two creations ever quite the same.
With paper plates being so cheap and easily available, flying saucers are particularly hassle-free, and with a few essential items (such as sticky tape, craft glue, scissors and paint) and other common household bits and pieces, you'll be ready to start in no time.
Although I've listed particular requirements for this activity, apart from the paper plates, you can use what is easily available in your home and incorporate your own ideas. There is no right or wrong way to make a flying saucer: the more individual they are, the more appealing.
: About two hours, including time for the paint to dry
: 5 - 10's
#5 to 10s
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