Model Magic Earth: Fine Motor Planet Craft

Model magic happens to be one of my favorite crafts. You can have so much fun with it! We love making planets with it.

This Model Magic Earth is great for an Earth Day Theme or a space theme!

You can learn about the land and oceans plus have a little fine motor work at the same time!

Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

We have included links to some of the products and resources we have used with this activity. If you purchase via the links we may earn a small commission.

There are so many great books about the Earth. And one book we found recently and love is Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years (Our Universe, 1). You can explore the earth and learn about its history. It is a very kid-friendly book!

What you need to make your Model Magic Earth

Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

How we made the Model Magic Earth

These are all the steps we used to make our Earths. It is super fun and easy to do.

Make the Land on the Earth

We started out with the green color. We made the contents and some of the islands as well. You press the green color on the ball. This is great fine motor work.

You use your fingers and thumbs to press the model magic on the foam ball.

Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

You can see how we left space for the oceans around the land. This is great for learning about how much water is on the Earth as well!

Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

If you are doing different ages with this craft let younger kids put the green on however they want. For older kids challenge them to make it look like the Earth!

You can use the Earth page from the World Pack to get a map that kids can look at. This might help them shape their land formations.

Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

Adding the Water to our Earth

Next, you added the water to your Earth. You press it on the ball filling in the space between the land. For younger kids just have them fill in the area and see how it goes.

Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

If you have older kids see if they can keep all the small islands and other lands features they made!

Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

Smooth Out the Model Magic on the Earth

After they finish putting the blue on the Earth. Then you roll the Earth around on the table to even out the model magic and press the colors together as well.

Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

Here is a final look at our Model Magic Earths

Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com
Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com
Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

Check out these other Planet Earth crafts

Paper Roll Stamped Earth

Easy To Make Finger Painted Planet Earth

Watercolor Planet Earth Process Art

Oil Pastel Earth with Heart Shapes


Check out all the fun Earth Day Printables & Activities on 3 Dinosaurs.

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Model Magic Earth Craft - a super simple craft that different ages can make that works great for a fine motor craft for Earth Day or learning about space - 3Dinosaurs.com

About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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