Aliens in Recycled Ships

Aliens in Recycled Ships craft

Recycle what's around the house to make a really neat alien! Build something clever, cover it with paper maché, paint, and then decorate it.

  • 1.

    Cover your work area with newspaper. Arrange several small recycled boxes, fruit or yogurt cups, milk cartons, and/or cardboard rolls to form a space ship and an alien. Glue them together with Crayola® School Glue.

  • 2.

    Tear more newspaper into small strips or pieces. Combine equal amount of glue and water in a bowl for paper maché. Dip newspaper pieces in the mixture. Cover the alien and space ship with at least three layers. Dry after you apply each layer.

  • 3.

    Paint your alien and space ship with Crayola Washable Kid's Paint and Brushes. Dry.

  • 4.

    Decorate your creations with craft items such as feathers and Crayola Glitter Glue. It's time to take off!