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Activity: Create Feeling: Creature Feature

Objective:

to build an object

Materials:

1 scissors  for prep
1 hole puncher  for prep
1 box of crayons  per learner
6 brass fasteners (brads)  per learner

Supporting Media:

Prep:

  • Gather Materials.
  • Print a Totetude Creature Feature (per learner).
  • Pre-cut and hole punch each Totetude Creature Feature.
  • Create a demo Totetude Creature Feature (optional).

Instructions:

  1. Educator sings the Totetude song "If Your Happy and You Know It" with learners.
  2. Educator explains that learners will make a face by first coloring the face, eyebrows, eyes, nose, and mouth.  Educator can call out a body part and have the learners hold their paper up.
  3. The educator also explains that learners will fasten their body parts onto the face with fasteners.  The educator should demonstrate how to fasten the body parts onto the face.
  4. Once the learners have colored and fastened their face together, the educator will call out a feeling and the learners will create the expression on their Totetude Creature Feature.

Extension:

  • Learners can add yarn for hair or cut out a hat from scrap paper.

Reflections:

  • I am able to construct a face.
  • I am able to fasten with a brass fastener.
  • I am able to color within boundaries of a drawing.

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Time:

Prep
30-45 minutes
Engagement
20-30 minutes
Cleanup
0-10 minutes

Location:

  • Indoors

Meta:

Theme
Feeling
Multiple Intelligence
Visual-Spatial
Bloom Taxonomy
Create
Instructional Strategy
Indirect Instruction
Subject
Visual Arts

Did you try this activity ? How did it go ?

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