Upcycle a large milk carton to create a lantern that illuminates some of the most well known constellations!
- 1″ Foam Sticker Letters
- Large Milk Carton
- Black Construction Paper
- Large Thumbtack & 2 Small Thumbtacks
- LED Lights
- Craft Glue
|Step 1. Gather your supplies.|
|Step 2. |
Cut off the top of a large milk carton, as shown.
|Step 3. |
Flip over the milk carton and cover it in black construction paper. Be sure to keep the bottom open.
|Step 4. |
Download, print and cut out the provided templates. To download the templates, simply click the “Template” button above.
|Step 5. |
Place one of your templates on one side of the carton. Hold it in place with two small thumbtacks, as shown. Using the large thumbtack, poke a hole through each black dot. Repeat this step for all four templates.
|Step 6. |
After you poke the holes through each side, spell out which constellation it is using foam stickers.
|Step 7. |
Using the templates as a guide, connect the dots using glow in the dark glitter glue. Make sure you don’t cover the holes!
Tip: If you accidentally cover a hole with glitter glue, simply use the large thumbtack to poke through the hole again.