Give each child a 7” tin foil pie pan. Have the kiddos start to build a design in the tin pan. Have them start in the middle and work outwards.
When the children have finished their pan designs preheat the oven to 400 degrees and place the pans in the oven. Leave the pans in the oven for 30 minutes. If possible open some windows for ventilation (the smell can get pretty bad).
After 30 minutes check the pan to see if all of the bead have melted together and there are no holes. If they have, take out the pan using a potholder and put it on the stove top. If they have not give it 10 more minutes. After a few minutes (Before the plastic hardens completely) take a toothpick or wooden skewer and poke a small hole in the top (this will be where the string goes through).
Let the sun catcher harden for at least 30 minutes
After the plastic has hardened and cooled cut a 2 ft piece of string and put it through the hole. Tie the string and hang your suncatcher outside!
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