Wooden Star of David

Your child will be learning about shapes and geometry when she makes this well-known symbol.

Activity for an individual child

Age group: 18-40 months

Duration of activity: 20 minutes

Materials:

  • 6 craft sticks
  • White craft glue
  • Blue and white tempera paints
  • 2 shallow pie tins
  • Paintbrushes

Your child will be learning about shapes and geometry while she makes this well-known symbol.

  1. Show your child how to arrange three craft sticks to form a triangle. Have your child glue these sticks together. Repeat for a second triangle.
  2. Once dry, show your child how to place one triangle upside down over the other triangle to create the Star of David. Glue the triangles in place.
  3. Let the star dry. Pour paint into pie tins and let your child decorate the star.
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