Quick & Easy Starfish


Paper
Scissors
Paint
Pencil with Eraser
Glue
Hole Punch

Cut out 5 Starfish Arms. Kindergarten children should be able to do this if you draw a line for them to follow. The arms do not need to be exact or symmetrical so this is a good early cutting project.

Arrange arms by overlapping them. Glue in place. Dry.

Dip eraser end in paint and stamp dots all over your starfish.

Lu wanted to put the number 5 in the center because a starfish has 5 arms.

For extra dimension we punched small holes all over the starfish.
EDIT: A Touch Of Country made an excellent suggestion on the comments page. She did a similar project with her students and had them glue oatmeal to the Starfish. I think sand would also work well - although you would have to glue starfish to a piece of cardboard since sand can be heavy.
Have fun crafting with your kids! Mama King

6 comments:

The Queen of Clearance said...

This is cute!At the preschool I used to work at I had the kids glue dry oatmeal on a star, It looks just like a star fish!

A Touch of Country said...

great idea! I love starfish and decorating with them.

Thanks!

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

CUTE! I'll be linking.

BranFlakes said...

that is really cute!

Katie said...

We made an entire underwater scene in K, on our starfish we glued Cheerios. I used a reproducible for my starfish, I like how you made your shape.

Heidi @ Blue Eyed Blessings said...

Too cute and I love how your daughter came up with the idea of adding a 5 in the middle. Too fun!

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