Galaxy Jars!



Mason Jars

Fine Glitter
Tempera Paint

Cotton Balls (a ton)



1)Fill 1/3 of the jar with water to begin!

2) Add several drops of acrylic or tempera paint to the water, put the lid on your mason jar, and shake to mix the paint and water.

3)Add a bit of fine glitter to the water and paint solution. These are your stars!

4)Stretch out and elongate your cotton balls, adding them to the water until the bottom is filled with cotton, pressing them down into the water with a stick, long-handled spoon, etc.

5.) Fill another 1/3 of the jar with water and add several drops of contrasting tempera paint. Repeat steps 2-4 so your colors start to mix and blend into each other.

6.) Fill the final 1/3 of the jar with water and repeat steps 2-4.




Here are the printable instructions for this out of this world activity!