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Activity: Face Maker

Objective:

to bring something into existence

Materials:

1 pencil  per learner
1 box of crayons  per learner
(Optional)  1 mirror  per group of 2 learners

Supporting Media:

Prep:

  • Gather materials.
  • Print a Totetude Facial Circles printable (per learner).

Instructions:

  1. Educator calls out a feeling.  The learners make a facial expression of that feeling.  Allow learners to look around at each other.
  2. Educator hands out materials.  
  3. Educator explains to learners that they will trace the circles with any crayon color they wish.  
  4. When they are finished, the learners will draw people/animals/monsters showing different facial expressions.
  5. Finally, learners will use the large blank face to draw themselves expressing their favorite feeling.  Learners can look into a mirror before drawing to see how they look doing the expression.

Extension:

  • Learners can cut out their favorite facial expression to share with the group.

Reflections:

  • I am able to create a facial expression.
  • I am able to trace within boundaries.
  • I am able to color within boundaries of a drawing.

TAC-G0010

Time:

Prep
0-15 minutes
Engagement
20-30 minutes
Cleanup
0-10 minutes

Location:

  • Indoors

Meta:

Theme
Feeling
Multiple Intelligence
Visual-Spatial
Bloom Taxonomy
Create
Instructional Strategy
Experiential Learning
Subject
Visual Arts

Did you try this activity ? How did it go ?

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