Galaxy Jar Activity For Kids
Today we are sharing a fantastic STEM activity which is perfect for teaching young children, Nursery and preschool-aged about the solar system and galaxy. This fantastic galaxy jar tutorial is fun and easy to make and one the little ones will really enjoy.
Science is an important subject to teach kids and finding quality STEM activities in the early years can be hard at times.
Today we will show you how to make a galaxy jar. This would be great to make on Star Wars Day or as a general STEM project.
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Supplies For This Galaxy Jar STEM Activity
- Galaxy Jar Cotton Balls
- Mason Jar
- Acrylic Paint (4 different colours)
- Silver Glitter
- 4 disposable cups
- Silver Paper
How To Make Galaxy Jars
Slowly pour the first paint colour over the cotton balls until they soak up the water.
If you accidentally add to much water, then just add a few more cotton pieces to soak it up.
Repeat step 2 until you have all your layers. Place lid on jar.
Cut 2 stars out of the silver paper and attach to the piece of string.
You now have a jar from out of this world!
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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!