HANGING STAR ORNAMENT – Shape, Colour, Texture

Students cut out a Model Magic star and use the shape to create a hanging ornament.

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HANGING STAR ORNAMENT – Shape, Colour, Texture

Supplies:

  • Crayola Model Magic Classpack - Assorted Colours
  • Ribbon or String
  • Bamboo Skewers or Toothpicks
  • Large Star Shaped Cookie Cutters
 

Steps:

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Step 1
  1. Use a small piece of Model Magic for your star (about 28 g (1 oz).
    - for a Santa choose red
    - for an elf choose green – mix blue and yellow together to make green
  2. Flatten the Model Magic with your hand.
  3. Use a marker to roll it smooth.
  4. Press the star cookie cutter into the flattened Model Magic.
  5. Gently pull the excess Model Magic away from the star shape.
  6. Use a bamboo skewer to poke a hole in one of the tips.
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Step 2
  1. Gently press small pieces of Model Magic onto the star to add details.
  2. Mix primary colours to make new colours.
  3. Model Magic will stick to itself without glue.
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Step 3
  1. Allow the star to dry for 2 days.
  2. When it is dry thread a ribbon through the hole at the top.
  3. Tie the two ends of the ribbon together.
  4. Hang your star on a tree or a hook.