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Want a little sunshine? Make a sun on a string with your kids

Want a little sunshine in your life?  Make a Sun on a String to brighten your day.  Spend some time with your kids ripping crepe and tissue paper. This is a fun activity in itself! While their fingers are busy use this time for some one on one chatter.  Making sunshine with your children is a joyful experience you will remember.
Sam

Sun on a string
Materials: 1 A4 yellow piece of paper, small roll yellow crepe paper, 1 piece A4 orange tissue paper, 1 paper plate, marker, scissors, glue (craft and paper), piece of string or wool.
Make a Sun on string
Step 1: Draw a circle in the middle of the paper plate and cut it out.
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Step 2: Punch a hole at the edge of the plate. This hole will be for your string.

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Step 3: Lightly draw a smaller circle inside the cardboard disc. In the inner circle rip, ball and glue small pieces of orange tissue paper. Repeat this action with the yellow crepe paper in the outer circle.
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Step 4: Mark and cut eight, 2cm strips of yellow paper.
Step 3:  Glue each end together with the paper glue.
Step 5: Glue each end together with the paper glue.
Step 3:  Turn the plate and attach the 'rays of sunshine' evenly around the outside of the plate.
Step 6: Turn the plate and attach the ‘rays of sunshine’ evenly around the outside of the plate.
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Step 7: Put string through the hole and let it dry.

Quote for the day …
“To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce 

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