Turn your bowl upside down on your piece of paper and trace a circle. Instructions 1cut out the sundial and glue it to a paper plate. 2poke a hole through the center of the plate using the pencil. Sundials were used to tell the time before people had watches or clocks. With the sun shining its the perfect time to make a sun dial. How to make a sundial for kids step 1 find a sunny area (preferably in a garden or flower bed) where you can build your sundial. In this activity your child will make a homemade sundial and discover how to use the sun to keep track of time.
Tell time in your garden with an easy-to-make timepiece fashioned out of container gardens and a few empty pots. A great science project for kids at home or in the classroom, our step-by-step diy guide will show you how to make a sundial and use it to tell. Materials paper plate crayons, markers, or colored pencils rulerstraight edge geographic compass a sharp pencil &midd. Making a sundial 12 large stones scissors glue 150-centimetre long stick (approx.). .