World Earth Day – Simple 3D Paper Plate Globe Craft

We decided to have a bit of fun with paint and sponges this morning at The Wobbly Jelly, in celebration of World Earth Day and created our very own (not accurate in any way, shape or form) globes.

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Equipment

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Blue, White and Green Paint

Paper Plates x 2

An old sponge

Scissors

Glue

An atlas or globe (is helpful but not essential)

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Method

Mix the blue and white paint to create a background sea colour for your globe

Turn the paper plates upside down and cover both with the blue paint

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Cut up an old sponge into shapes of countries

Cover with green paint and stamp onto the paper plates

Once the paint has dried, glue the inside rim of one of the plates and stick the plates together to create your 3D globe

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If you squint a little and use a good sprinkling of imagination it does look a little like a globe.

Warning

Please do not in any circumstances leave any preschooler armed with a loaded paintbrush

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