Making a Star


Without showing the title:

  • What do you think is happening here?
  • Who is the man? What is he doing?
  • Give this picture a title (hint: begin with ‘how’ or ‘why’).


Show the title:

  • Using this picture, explain how stars are made.
  • What are stars made from?
  • Is this man the only person making stars?
  • Are there any specific tools or equipment needed to make stars?
  • How do the stars get into the sky when they’re ready?
  • How long do they last?
  • Are there any warnings or tips for people who may want to try it?
  • Writing: Explanation text – How stars are made
  • Picture book link: The Wonder by Faye Hanson – see ‘the galaxy-makers’ page.


Credit: Goro Fujita

  • Cecilia
    Posted at 10:09h, 28 January Reply

    Once upon a time a boy and he “wanted a lot to go to day the boy went to space but he needed to tell his name so he said my name is Ben .okay you may go .He was all ready in space then his spaceship brock he was lost then he thought “it can’t be so bad I can do stars because my dream was to go space “ his family was so sad they thought his son was dead but he was not he made a house on the moon with his bits of his spaceship . His mother said to his dad “ our son hi is lost in space “ . Ben thought I don’t want my parents to think I am lost so he mad a spaceship and went home his family said “your back”.

  • Anonymous
    Posted at 14:14h, 09 February Reply


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