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Lesson 10: Completing the Mural


We will add the animal prints and small collaged elements to the mural background. Students will be able to work collaboratively to finish their mural.

Grade Level



Printmaking, Drawing, Collage, Mural

  • Unit & Lessons
  • Teaching Tools


  • Colored paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue in cups
  • Brushes


Step 1

Look at the mural together and decide what is needed to complete it.

Step 2

Have students make additional elements, if needed, and add all animal prints and collage elements to create a habitat/environment.


Students will turn and talk with a partner to share the story of their animal. They will receive feedback from their partner to revise and edit.

Writing Prompt (optional):

Students will make final revisions and edits and publish their animal stories.

Sketchbook Prompt (optional):

Students will make a drawing of their finished collagraph print in their sketchbook, including an environment for the animal.


Habitat, collage, printmaking


Photos of habitats