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  • 6+

  • 1+

  • 15 min

  • Beginner

Star Connector

These simple connectors, together with holes in your material, will help you easily connect different shapes together.

Required material

  • Cereal Box

  • Scissors

  • Glue Stick

Adult supervision for this activity is recommended

Download

Instructions

1/9

Flatten out your box. If you want to use the template, print it out. Or you can draw out the shapes yourself on paper and skip to step 4.

2/9

Spread glue all over the back of the paper.

3/9

Stick the paper to the card.

4/9

Cut out a rectangle.

5/9

Cut small slots into it following the dotted lines, so you have tabs along each side.

6/9

It'll look like this.

7/9

Fold along the slots and roll it up tight.

8/9

Punch a hole in each of the shapes you want to connect, where you want to connect them. Hold the shapes so that the holes are lined up, and push the rolled-up connector through.

9/9

Fold back each tab on either side so it's lying totally flat against the shape.

Did you know?

When children play, they also learn.

  • 6+

  • 1+

  • 15 min

  • Beginner

Star Connector

These simple connectors, together with holes in your material, will help you easily connect different shapes together.

Adult supervision for this activity is recommended

Download

Required material

  • Cereal Box

  • Scissors

  • Glue Stick

Instructions

1/9

Flatten out your box. If you want to use the template, print it out. Or you can draw out the shapes yourself on paper and skip to step 4.

2/9

Spread glue all over the back of the paper.

3/9

Stick the paper to the card.

4/9

Cut out a rectangle.

5/9

Cut small slots into it following the dotted lines, so you have tabs along each side.

6/9

It'll look like this.

7/9

Fold along the slots and roll it up tight.

8/9

Punch a hole in each of the shapes you want to connect, where you want to connect them. Hold the shapes so that the holes are lined up, and push the rolled-up connector through.

9/9

Fold back each tab on either side so it's lying totally flat against the shape.

Did you know?

When children play, they also learn.