We will make a collage from cut-paper shapes. Students will be able to make shapes by cutting paper, then arrange and glue these to make a collage.
- Colored paper
- Glue in pots
Discuss shapes made during the last lesson and how different shapes can be made using scissors.
Demonstrate scissor use and explore “drawing with scissors” to create a variety of shapes.
Have students cut, then arrange and glue their shapes.
Students will choose two shapes in their collage and discuss the following questions:
How did you make these two shapes?
What lines did you cut?
How did you arrange your shapes on the background paper?
Writing Prompt (Optional):
Students will write about these two shapes.
How are the shapes different?
How are the shapes the same?
One shape has ________ and the other shape has ________.
How are your shapes arranged?
In my collage, the shapes are arranged _______.
Sketchbook Prompt (Optional):
Students will make a drawing of their collage using colored pencils.
Geometric shapes, square, circle, oval, rectangle, triangle