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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

June 3: First U.S. Space Walk (1965)

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In celebration of the first space walk from an American – Ed White – kids can make their own space helmets.

Space Helmets


  • Grocery bags
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Construction paper
  • Junk art


  1. Each child receives a bag.
  2. Child cuts a window in the bag for his or her face.
  3. Decorate helmet with junk art and other materials.
Source(s): Toolbox Training’s 100 Art Activities for Kids (activity D4).

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