Summertime Decorations

Sun Catcher Activity
A finished sun catcher.
A finished sun catcher.
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Try this sun catcher activity and make a discarded yogurt lid into a dazzling summertime decoration.


What You'll Need:

  • White paper
  • Permanent markers in several colors including black
  • Yogurt lid with clear plastic "window," tape
  • Gold thread

How to Make a Sun Catcher:

Step 1: Practice drawing a simple geometric design on white paper. Make thick, black lines around large, simple areas. Fill the areas with color.

Step 2: When you create a design you like, copy the black lines onto the yogurt lid. Then fill in the blank areas with colored markers.

Step 3: Tape a loop of gold thread to the lip of the lid. Hang your sun catcher!

Celebrate the middle of summer with the project on the next page.

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