Imagine having your own little piece of the Galaxy without travelling through space. This easy Do-It-Yourself craft is the perfect getaway for your brain break!
“Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space.”
― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (source: Goodreads.com)
ex. pickle jar, spaghetti jar, or any jar with a large opening
Glitter and/or Holo Stars
Cups (one for each color you choose)
A wooden stick (or anything you can stir paint with)
Fill your cup with water, add paint, and use stick to stir. Do this step for each color you want in your jar.
Start to place unraveled cotton in your mason jar to create a layer.
Once you finish your layer of cotton, pour glitter and/or holo stars on top of the cotton.
Pour a paint color of your choice onto the layer.
Repeat steps 2 through 4 until you reach the top of the jar.
Bonus Step # 1- Cover your lid with tape that has a pattern or anything you would like to add a special touch.
Bonus Step # 2- Add a note or sign to your Galaxy in a Jar.
Don't pour too much paint mix on each layer.
Use stick to press down cotton to mix the colors of each layer.
Check out the original creator's tutorial video here!
I can't wait to see your galaxies! Make sure to share a picture with us on social media using #brainbreak #accessfreely.