Paper Plate UFOs
Kids will love making these alien spaceships. When you’re finished, toss them like a Frisbee outside to see whose “flies” the furthest!
What You’ll Need:
*Small, white paper plates
*Small and large pompoms
*Stickers, crayons, markers, etc. for decoration
*For younger children, create the spaceship ahead of time by lining up outside edges of paper plates (so that top surfaces are facing each other), and staple around the edges.
*Decorate top and bottom of spaceship with markers and stickers. On the top of the spaceship, use a geometric shape such as a triangle or square to create a door or hatch. On the bottom of the spaceship, draw dots in a large circle to show the lights the spaceship uses when landing.
*Glue on the pompoms around the front edges.
*Once they are dry, toss them like a Frisbee and see whose spaceship “flies” the furthest!
• http://www.space.com : All the latest mission and astronomy news, photos, and videos
• http://www.nasa.gov : NASA’s main page – amazing pictures and lots of great space information
• http://www.freeonlinegames.com/adventure-games/alien.html - Free online alien game – help the alien get free – easy to play
This activity can be found in the Arts & Crafts section of our site.