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It is Earth Day

Painting, Lantern, and Space Crafts
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What do you need?
a balloon
old newspapers
papier mache glue powder
silk tissue paper: white; blue; green
lancing device
LED push light

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On Earth Day, we all think about our planet and how we really must take better care of it. Some is being done, such as solar panels, wind turbines, electric cars, less logging and plastic limitation but it is still far from enough. We must protect and care for the animals better, we must keep seas and oceans cleaner and certainly use a lot less energy. Everyone can think of how he / she can help make the earth a little better. If all of us participate we can do it!

How to make an earth globe

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Dissolve the powder glue in warm water.

Stir until dissolved and the glue is lump free.

set the 1/2 and hour aside, meanwhile cut paper strips.

Blow up a balloon and tie it tightly.

Now we wait until the half hour has passed, then the glue has thickened well!

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Stir the glue briefly.

Dip the strips into the glue.

Cover the balloon with it.

Leave a little circle open at the bottom, we will put a light in there later on

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Tear the tissue paper into shreds.

Stick them on, white, blue, then green.

But leave the bottom open.

Allow the Earth globe to dry.

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We store the remainder of the glue.

Wait till the earth has dried all around.

Burst and remove the balloon.

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Prick holes in the earth, as many as you like.

Put on your light and see how beautiful the earth is.

In the dark it is even prettier, Happy Earth Day!