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« on: August 22, 2017 12:59:02 PM »

Crafters, I don't think I saw anything here on Eclipse 2017!  Did you make any crafts for this?  if not, you have plenty of time to make something for Eclipse 2024!!  Here is a quick t-shirt I made from a tutorial I saw here: http://kidscrafts.craftgossip.com/last-minute-solar-eclipse-t-shirt-project/2017/08/19/    It was so easy and fast to make and the best part of it was I had all the supplies already (including the t-shirt) so I was able to whip it out on Sunday evening before the Monday eclipse.

« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017 01:26:59 PM »

that's really cool, my husband would love one!

where was the picture taken?

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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017 05:35:59 PM »

I'm lucky that Chicago has many museums, one of which is Adler Planetarium. Another pic:

A close-up of the shirt:

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« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2017 08:26:16 AM »

Very cool shirt!!  Thank you for sharing!

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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2017 07:05:15 AM »

That is SO COOL! We did go to the university to view it but I guess our dire warnings about not even peaking up at the sun scared the kids too much, they all wanted to go home! We ended up borrowing a cereal box viewer and a pair of glasses to quickly look but we didn't do any crafts. Next time Smiley.

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« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2017 11:55:32 AM »

I can't wait to see what the reactions will be from little kids in 2017 to when they see the 2024 eclipse.  The Adler had a telescope thingy that reflected the image of the sun onto a screen so you could at least see the shape/shadow of the eclipse or the sunspots.
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