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Create a constellation

Updated: May 21, 2021

When you look up at the night sky, you can see lots of stars.

A constellation is a group of stars that, when you connect the dots together, look like a shape. People name the constellations after their shapes.

You can learn more about constellations on NASA's website, just click here.


  • A pipe cleaner

  • Star beads

How to create a The Plough constellation

  1. Twist the pipe cleaner into the shape of The Plough

  2. Thread seven (7) star beads onto the pipe cleaner

Well Done! You have made a pattern of stars called a constellation! Can you make any other constellations?

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