Students will create an elephant to further their imaginations as a result of hearing the book Jumanji
CDA Competency Standard: II.5.1a
Candidate promotes individual expression and creativity.
a) Encourages creative self-expression in children’s activities
Clean empty milk jug, cut in half with the handle side saved
Tissue paper squares
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
Read the book Jumanji and stop throughout to discuss the events. After finishing the book, invite students to create elephants from the provided materials. Encourage students to use the tissue paper squares and glue/water mixture to make their elephants any color combination that they desire.
Were students able to freely express themselves in a creative fashion? Note any challenges or extension ideas that arose from this lesson.
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