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Capture amazing rain forest birds with a scratch-out crayon technique.
During an investigation into birds that live in tropical climates, invite students to do more in-depth research on a birds they would like to "adopt." Provide text resources as well as access to the Internet for students to use when gathering facts about habitat, size, egg-laying, and necessities for the birds' survival in the rainforest. Students prepare a written summary report about their chosen birds. The final draft of the report can be written using Crayola® Crayons or Erasable Colored Pencils that are the colors of the birds' plumage.
To accompany student writing, each will create a Tropical Bird at Night. To begin this project, students will add a thick layer of crayon to cover white paper with color.
Cover the color with a dense layer of black Crayola crayon.
Demonstrate for students how to scratch lines with a craft stick through the top layer to reveal color beneath. If this is the first time using the scratch-out technique, encourage students to experiment with it on scrap paper before scratching their tropical birds.
Once complete, post artwork and student writing in a prominent place in the classroom or school hallway. Allow time for classmates to read others' writing and admire their artwork.
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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