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Solar Eclipse Art Project

Here’s a solar eclipse art project that is easy for all ages and good shading practice. Love it when science and art work together.

MATERIALS

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DIRECTIONS

Time needed: 1 hour.

Draw a Solar Eclipse

  1. Trace a circle to make a template. Add tape to the back.

  2. Stick circle to center of black paper. Color half with yellow chalk pastel.

  3. Blend in chalk with fingers.

  4. Color with red pastel chalk on the other side.

  5. Blend the colors with your fingers.

  6. Make a white ring with white chalk pastel.

  7. Blend with your fingers.

  8. Add another thin band of white around the circle for emphasis.

  9. Remove the taped circle and enjoy your eclipse art!

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