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Bumpy Block Sculptures

Students create original sculptures using everyday materials.

  • Directions

    1. Ask students to collect mismatched socks and stockings from home, the larger the better, and bring them to class.
    2. Students select a donated sock and stuff it with blocks. Tie the opening of the sock using a piece of yarn.
    3. Students cut out eyes, nose, etc. from construction paper. Using Crayola® School Glue to attach construction paper parts for each creature. Allow glue to dry overnight.
    4. Students name their sock creatures and work with other children to create an original skit that involves all the creatures.
    5. Students perform their skits for classmates.
  • Standards

    LA: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

    SCI: Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

    VA: Use visual structures of art to communicate ideas.

  • Adaptations

    Students document attributes of their creatures. Ask an available adult to document their ideas.

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