First we made a sun and then a seashell! Join us as we continue our exploration of the beach by making a mosaic beach ball!

Make a Mosaic Beach Ball with Us!

What You’ll Need

  • A Paper Plate or Sheet of Paper
  • 6 Pieces of Colorful Construction Paper
  • Crayons
  • Safety Scissors
  • Glue

This project requires cutting a few times. If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup is helping you cut! 

What To Do

  1. Cut your paper plate so you have the circle in the middle
    If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup helps you!
  2. Using a crayon, draw a circle in the middle of the circle and color it in, and then make six lines to create the segments of the beach ball
  3. Cut your construction paper into squares
    If you do not have safety scissors, make sure a grownup helps you!
  4. Glue your construction paper squares into a section of the beach ball

Note: Our lines got a little faded! If yours did too, redraw the lines and circle with a crayon or marker

And now you have a Beach Ball!

Show us your Beach Ball on Instagram @nycchildrenstheater or email a picture to

Have extra construction paper squares? Make a mosaic music note!

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