Did you know that you are the super human in your toddler’s life who can draw a star?
Don’t laugh… really.
I first realised this with my first born. He would go out of his way to be good if I promised to draw a star on the back of his hand. Good boy charts, crafts and now with our third child, our love for stars is still getting stronger. My daughter loves ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’. So, this week we have been making stars as part of our totschooling.
Today, we made these…
Super Simple Crepe Paper Stars
What do you need?
How to make it:
It takes just four steps.
1. Twist it. Cut two inches wide paper. I just cut it length wise from the roll we had. I did not measure because I wanted them to be as big as can be.
2. Shape it. I bent the twist of paper in the shape of a triangle. Crimp it on the edges because you want the shape to hold.
3. Lock it into place. Try to lock the paper in place by taking it under and over the lines so that the shape can hold.
4. Glue it. When you have the shape, you can glue the ends together. YOu can also twist the extra paper to the beginning of your star and then twist it. You can see how I did that in the red star in the picture.
That is it. You are done. YOu can make other shapes too but they look too simple. I love the way it is possible to lock the star by entangling it to hold the shape.
Try making different projects using these. We have a few ideas. For today, our time was up and our little toddler just loved to assemble those and put them on different colour mats as I photographed them.
Here is a pin-able image
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