Using a cardboard oatmeal canister, some household materials and a flashlight, create your own constellations on your ceiling! Perfect for an indoor camping trip, galaxy exploration or star gazing before bed time. Discover existing constellations and make up your own.
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- Paint in blues, purples, silver, and gold
Step 1: Paint your black construction paper to look like a starry night sky and glue it around your oatmeal canister
Step 2: Use the mouth of the oatmeal canister to trace out circles for constellations
Step 3: Draw your favorite constellations or some of your own invention on the circles and cut them out
Step 4: Using scissors or a hole punch cut out the stars on the constellations
Step 5: Place a flashlight in the bottom of the oatmeal canister and place one of your constellations on top
Step 6: Find a dark room to gaze up at your constellations!