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Create Your Own Planet

Project Title: Create your own planet

Description: Students create a planet then hang it up

Author: Francesca

Grade level or Target Age Range: preschool to middle school

Historical Art Examples or References: Planets

Vocabulary: Design

Materials: paper plates, markers, yarn, hole puncher

Anticipatory Set: Discussion on planets

Demo/Directions:

  1. Decorate your planet using markers
  2. Hole punch the paper plate
  3. Put yarn through hole to hang it up

Discussion: Life applications; how the lesson might apply to non-art related experiences or other types of knowledge.

  1. Where are the planets
  2. How many planets are there in our solar system