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Alien Globnots and Space Vessels

Alien Space Invaders, Globnots

Space ships. alien invaders and crop circles, what more could anyone want? Crop circles are gigantic and imaginative art forms created in wheat, rye and barley fields. The artists are mysterious, strange and eerie alien visitors who arrive in the dark of night but never seem to show themselves to humans.

Until now.

Occasionally media leaks loudly the discovery of possible life on Mars or water on Pluto and other fascinating space discoveries which never fail to trigger some fun in this artist's head. The mention of a rat-shaped rock recently triggered a slew of crazy Martian rats, bats, spiders, two tailed alien space cats, and other space critters, in addition to space squids and unidentified space floating amoeba spores and crystalline blobs.

Invasion Imminent

Enter GlobNots from the distant planet Zymm, as yet undiscovered by Earth astronomers. Check the Easy Family Tree for ideas on creating family tree diagrams with markers or Crayons for the Globnot social structure. Have fun with a rewarding socially oriented Family Tree style chart for alien species. Family tree charts are great tools for helping children visualize the family structure which may provide comfort by giving children structure and comfort about familial connections.

Materials To Keep On Hand

Paper Trivia: Did you know that you can only fold a sheet of printer paper in half seven times? Give it a try. It doesn't matter how thick or thin the paper is, once you get to the seventh fold, the paper will not bend or budge.

Sun catchers. To create a translucent, stained glass ornaments effect, apply a bit of lemon oil to the back sides of paper ornaments to create a.

Hang the ornaments on trees, in windows, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired.

Construct a large paper-tree for the wall with shades of green construction paper. Draw a large tree on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface, then decorate with paper ornaments.

  • Types of Paper:
    • Construction - many colors
    • Copier - many colors
    • Tissue
    • Crepe
    • Cardboard
    • Cardstock - many colors
    • Tracing
    • Water-color
    • Drawing
    • Onionskin
    • Paper tubes - TP tissue, paper towel and gift-wrap
    • Foam craft sheets - many colors
    • Magnet sheets - Make refrigerator magnets
    • Stiff Stencil - Paint repeating patterns on items, embroidery, latch-hook rug patterns
    • Felt sheets - Make filled or layered ornaments
  • Some Mediums & Tools to keep handy for the creative process.
    • Colorful Markers - fine to thick point
    • Wax Crayons - stock up around school sales
    • Water color sets - and plastic tablecloths
    • Chalk - many colors
    • Colored pencils - many colors
    • Tempura finger paints - primary colors - mixing to discover is half the fun
    • Paint brushes - fine tip to standard school size child's brush size at least.
    • Straws - paper not plastic
    • Tooth picks - age appropriate
    • Sponges - cut into shapes or purchase for blotting paint shapes
    • Needlepoint, embroidery thread and stretcher hoops
    • Puffy paint and glitter - to draw words, images and shapes on cloth
    • Wine corks
    • Celluclay - A handy pulverized paper product that resembles clay for paper mache'
    • Modeling clay - reusable, come in colors, good for making molds
    • Pottery clay - Only if you expect to use a kiln
    • Silicon molds and release spray
    • Wooden shapes - to paint for ornaments and gifts
    • Decal sheets for window decals
    • Cloth scrap pieces left overs from sewing
    • Clay modeling tools - ll sorts, combs, forks, dental picks, anything to make interesting cuts and patterns
    • Plain tee shirts